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Ewing v. California
Citation:538 U.S. 11 (2003)
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Ewing v. California
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While on parole, Ewing stole three golf clubs. He had previously been convicted of serious felonies including robbery and residential burglaries. Ewing was convicted of felony grand theft for stealing the golf clubs. Under California’s three strikes law, he was sentenced to 25 to life.
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