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Tags Petitions for Prop 47 relief must be filed by Nov. 5 2017

Tag: Petitions for Prop 47 relief must be filed by Nov. 5 2017

Proposition 47: The clock is ticking to apply for relief

By now, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of Proposition 47 (Prop 47). With more than 3,200 people released from state prisons and 115,000 petitions filed under the law within the first six months of its passage, Prop 47 is likely the most significant reform to California criminal justice policy since 2011’s Realignment. It is critical that individuals with eligible criminal convictions act quickly because the law created only a three-year application window.