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What Is Considered A Nonviolent Crime With Prop 57?

Nonviolent Crime With Prop 57

Last year, as part of ongoing efforts to reduce overcrowding of the state prison system, Californians voted Proposition 57 into law. Proposition 57 increased parole and good behavior opportunities for convicted nonviolent felons, and allowed judges, not prosecutors, to determine if a juvenile would be tried as an adult. The main goal of this proposition […]