High Court Upholds California 'Three Strikes' Law The Supreme Court upholds California's "three strikes and you're out" law aimed at repeat offenders. Justices say it doesn't violate the Constitution to put a three-time felon in prison for life, even if the third offense is relatively minor. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.
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High Court Upholds California 'Three Strikes' Law

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High Court Upholds California 'Three Strikes' Law

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The Supreme Court upholds California's "three strikes and you're out" law aimed at repeat offenders. Justices say it doesn't violate the Constitution to put a three-time felon in prison for life, even if the third offense is relatively minor. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.