Several state and local officials, including San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, are speaking at a May 3 symposium at USC to discuss the impact of California’s three strikes law. The symposium is being held by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. KQED News reporter and host Scott Shafer is providing live updates from the event, below:

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Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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