(Case Study:Ewing v. California, 538 U.S. 11 (2003)
- Use your text and the internet to research the case of Ewing v. California. In a narrative format of 500 or more words, outline the case. Give the facts, issue, and court holding. (Case Study: Ewing v. California, 538 U.S. 11 (2003)
- In a minimum of 200 words, give an overview of the 8th Amendment to the United States Constitution, including its protections and provisions.
- In a minimum of 200 words, discuss California’s Three Strikes Law, including its provisions, which defendants are affected by it, and any recent changes to the law.
- If you were a United States Supreme Court Justice in the Ewing v. California case, discuss whether you would have been in the majority (agreed with Ewing’s sentence of 25 to life) or a dissenter, like several other justices, who believed Ewing’s sentence was disproportionate