33.3% credit for non-violent second striker

The February 10, 2014, court order requires the State of California to immediately grant credits prospectively for non-violent second striker, so that those prisoners are eligible to earn 33.3% time credits.  These prisoners used to earn only 20 % time … Continue reading

Prop 47 Theft

The passage of Proposition 47 makes certain theft related offenses misdemeanors.  Where the value is $950.00 or less, reduces the punishment for most people convicted of forgeries, bad checks, and thefts from a straight felony or a wobbler to a … Continue reading