Resource: California: Ninth Circuit Reverses Finding that Props 9 and 89 are Unconstitutional

By: Prison Legal News

August 2, 2016

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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