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Implement a three strike law

Submitted on Thursday 4th August 2011

Published on Monday 8th August 2011

Current status: Closed

Closed: Wednesday 8th August 2012

Signatures: 34

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Law ~ Prison

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Implement a three strike law

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Introduce a law by which criminals who repeatedly commit serious crimes are given life sentences upon the third offence. It is reasonable to assume that upon committing a third serious offence a criminal is unlikely to reform after a short prison sentence. Therefore a person who has committed three serious crimes should be imprisoned for life and only released if they complete a full life sentence and a relevant judicial authority is convinced that the perpetrator is fully reformed and no longer a danger to the public. Serious crimes are those that are defined as such by the judicial system and it should also be within the power of a judge to invoke the three strike law for offenders who commit a very large number of petty crimes.


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