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Rummel v Estelle – whether it is morally justifiable “recidivist statutes” (such as the “three strikes and you’re out” statute referred to in the case of Rummel v. Estelle) are justifiable policy social policy

read the case of Rummel v. Estelle. Then, write an essay wherein you develop an argument wherein you take a position on whether it is morally justifiable “recidivist statutes” (such as the “three strikes and you’re out” statute referred to in the case of Rummel v. Estelle) are justifiable policy social policy. Be sure to address different theories of punishment (at least both the utilitarian and retributivist) in your argument.