Ballot issues ~ CA reconsidering "three strikes", Hawaii deliberating on public access to sex offender info

[JURIST Election Special] Californians have been voting today on a series of Propositions. Of particular legal significance are Propositions 66 (imposing limits on the state's three strikes law - see background from the League of Women Voters), 69 (DNA sample collection - background), and 71 (bonds for stem cell reseearch - background). Hawaii, where the polls have also just closed, is deliberating on proposed state constitutional amendments 2 (public access to sex offender info) and 3 (rights of crime victims). The text of the proposed amendments is here.



 

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