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10th Anniversary for California's 'Three Strikes' Law

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10th Anniversary for California's 'Three Strikes' Law

10th Anniversary for California's 'Three Strikes' Law

10th Anniversary for California's 'Three Strikes' Law

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Alex Cohen reports on the 10th anniversary of California's "three strikes" law requiring tough mandatory sentences for repeat felons. Proponents credit the law for falling crime rates, but critics say the policy is fundamentally unfair.