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Rejection of Prop. 20 Means ‘No Justice for Victims,’ Orange County Sheriff Says

Rejection of Prop. 20 Means ‘No Justice for Victims,’ Orange County Sheriff Says

BY BRAD JONES California law enforcement agencies were dealt a blow at the ballot box Nov. 3 when voters shot down a motion to crack down on crime. Proposition 20 was supported by many law enforcement officials across the state.  The ballot measure sought to strengthen jail sentences by countering the effects of Prop. 47 and […]

As California’s Prop. 20 Rejected, Proponent Blames Measure’s Wording

As California’s Prop. 20 Rejected, Proponent Blames Measure’s Wording

BY ILENE ENG SANTA CLARA, Calif.—A majority of California voters rejected Proposition 20, a measure that would restrict early parole, recategorize crimes, and require DNA collection for some misdemeanors. As of Nov. 9, preliminary results showed 62.2 percent were against it, and 37.8 percent for it. “While this is a disappointing outcome, it should in no way be interpreted as […]

Making the case for ‘Yes’ on Prop 20

Making the case for ‘Yes’ on Prop 20

. . . By Michele Hanisee . As prosecutors who see how changes in the law actually play out in the justice system, we strongly support Proposition 20 which appears on the November ballot. Prop 20 will make reasonable changes to fix some of the unintended consequences caused by Props 47 and 57 and AB […]