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In March 1996, all superior and municipal courts received a follow-up survey to obtain information on the impact of the "three strikes" law on the courts. The results of this second survey, covering July through December 1995, are largely consistent with the results from the first survey. covering January through June 1995. The second survey, though, paints a more complete picture due to the excellent response rate (e.g., 100 percent of the superior courts responded), an additional six months of experience with the "three strikes" law, and supplemental information provided by some responding courts