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Kenneth Corley wins freedom from prison under Prop 36

by Take Two

Kenneth Corley's mug shot. Corley was the first nonviolent offender to be released from prison under Prop 36. Dept. of Corrections

Last November, voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 36, the measure that changed California's three strikes law to require that third strike be serious or violent felonies. It also allowed some of the inmates serving life sentences to have those sentences reduced.

We speak with former inmate Kenneth Corley, the first non-violent offenders to be released under the new law. 

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