Articles From Mary B. Dilger

Wobblers weeble but they don’t fall down: The Wobbler effect and how it can get you 25 to life—An analysis of the U.S. Supreme Court’s approval of California’s “three strikes” law By Mary B. Dilger Human and Civil Rights, April 2003 On March 5, 2003, The United States Supreme Court affirmed the right of states to prescribe harsh sentences on career criminals, when it upheld California's "Three Strikes" law under which an offender can go to prison for many years for ostensibly minor offenses.

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