California – After 17 years, three-strikes law is still hotly debated.

Supporters of the tough sentencing rules say the law applies to a lifetime of crime, while opponents say tough punishments often are out of proportion to the underlying crimes. [For full story: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-home-depot-theft-20110905,0,861207.story

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California – After 17 years, three-strikes law is still hotly debated.

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