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Marisa Lagos

Marisa Lagos

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Biography

Marisa Lagos covers state politics for the San Francisco Chronicle, focusing on the Legislature, elections and criminal justice. She writes a weekly column, Capitol Notebook. She previously worked for the San Francisco Examiner and Los Angeles Times.

Articles

Criminal Justice

Majority of third-strike inmates are addicts, records show

Inmate counselor Vincent Russo talks about healthy relationships at an Addiction Recovery Counseling meeting at San Quentin State Prison in August.Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle Convicts imprisoned under California’s three strikes law are no more inclined to high-risk "criminal thinking” than other inmates, but are far more likely to be addicted to drugs and alcohol, according to data

Sep 30, 2012