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Supreme Court / California / Three Strikes Law #713858

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 05, 2002
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The challenge in the Supreme court of California’s “three strikes” law featured; courtroom sketches by Art Lien shown; details given about the California cases of repeat offenders Leonardo Andrade† and Gary Ewing†, who received long sentences for shoplifting. [Andrade’s attorney Erwin CHEMERINSKY†- says the sentence is disproportionate to the crime.] [California prosecutor Grover MERRITT†- says the law removes these people from society and from preying on others.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Pete

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