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Habitual Felony Laws

Habitual felony laws—commonly known as “three-strikes” laws—have been enacted since 1994 by lawmakers at the federal and state levels. These laws require that judges sentence offenders with three convictions to long prison terms. Aimed at repeat offenders, three-strikes laws are ...

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