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Does Texas Have a Three Strikes Law?

When most people hear the term “three strikes law,” they usually think of California, which has been the subject of much controversy over the years.

What you may not know is that Texas also has a three strikes law, which punishes offenders for repeat penalties. After a third felony, offenders in Texas face 25 years to life in prison. Baseball fans will recognize the phrase from the game, which makes a batter out after three pitches. Continue reading