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Voting for Barbaric Sentences: California’s Proposition 184 (1994)

Crimes which provoke outrage often lead to demands for draconian punishments from the public. This has been true down the ages. For example 18th century England had an extreme criminal code, more draconian and less humane than even the most rabid Californian demanded in Proposition 184*. 559 more words

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Rick Ross arrested on misdemeanour marijuana charge

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2015/jun/11/rick-ross-arrested-misdemeanour-marijuana-charge-georgia

Rick Ross may call himself the boss but that doesn’t mean he’s above the law. The rapper was arrested on Wednesday 10 June on a misdemeanour marijuana possession charge in Georgia, according to both Billboard and local Atlanta news station WSB-TV. 144 more words

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