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Title "California: Ninth Circuit Reverses Finding that Props 9 and 89 are Unconstitutional"
Date Aug 2, 2016
Author Prison Legal News
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Abstract In February 2014, following a bench trial, U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence K. Karlton found that two California laws created as a result of state ballot initiatives “retrospectively increased punishments, in violation of the ex post facto clause of the U.S. Constitution.” The Ninth Circuit reversed on February 22, 2016.

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case Gilman v. Brown (CJ-CA-0014)

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