In most jurisdictions, only crimes at the felony level qualify as serious offenses; however, misdemeanor offenses can qualify for application of the three-strikes law in California, whose harsh application has been the subject of controversy.
The three-strikes law significantly increases the prison sentences of persons convicted of a felony who have been previously convicted of two or more violent crimes or serious felonies, and limits the ability of these offenders to receive a punishment other than a life sentence.
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Those early vines were cultivated to produce wine used for religious purposes.The name came from the fact that they were planted by early Missionaries.The commercial birth of the wine industry took hold not much later in the mid to late 1800′s.Please check our Internet Links for additional online resources. Please take a look at our Access to Online Resources page.A multi-discipline, full-text database covering nearly all academic areas of study – including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.