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Three Strikes law (CA)
a contoversial California law adopted in 1994 and intended to cut the number of violent criminals. Under California three strikes law, if a person is convicted of any felony, and he has two or more prior convictions for strike offenses, he must be sentenced to at least 25-years-to-life in State Prison. Second Strike Cases: Under California three strikes … Full Definition »
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The release, prior to trial, of a person accused of a crime, under specified conditions designed to assure that person's appearance in court when required. Also can refer to the amount of bond money posted as a financial condition of pretrial release. … Full Definition »
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