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Ewing v. California
Citation:538 U.S. 11 (2003)
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Petitioner was on parole from a 9-year prison term and walked into the pro shop of a golf shop. He walked out with three golf clubs concealed in his pants leg. Since he was convicted previously of four serious or violent felonies, his conviction for stealing the golf clubs triggered California’s 3-strike law and he was sentenced to 25 years to life.
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