Criminal Procedure keyed to Weinreb
Ewing v. California
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Petitioner Ewing had a substantial criminal history and was on parole when he was arrested for grand larceny after stealing three golf clubs from a sports store. He was tried under California’s “three strikes” law. The trial court took note of that substantial history, and sentenced him to 25 years to life under the law.
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