There are many in law enforcement who claim that Proposition 47 reshapes criminal law to allow for drug addicts who commit crimes, outside of being in possession or under the influence of a controlled substance, to receive reduced sentences. While it does allow for reduced sentences for thefts under $950 committed by nonviolent offenders the law applies equally regardless of whether the person is a drug addict or not. Continue reading “Crime, Drug Rehabilitation, and Exclusions: Part 2 of our look at Prop. 47”
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