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Unformatted text preview: 3-7 NotesWednesday, March 07, 200712:39 PMHelm v. SD (1983)Uttering a bad check (felony), DUI from Sioux City to Rapid Falls7 other prior felonies, burglary 3, 3 DUI's25 to life punishment, 8th amendment (disproportional) CA v. Leandro Andrade (2003)Heroin addict, supported by petty theftK-Mart, tries to steal 5 videotapesAnother K-Mart, tries to do it again, caught again (felony larceny)Has previous history, misdemeanor theft, 1st degree burglary, federal marijuana possession2 consecutive 25 to life terms2003 SCOTUS, 5-4 conservatives say OK CA v. Ewing (2003)Goes into golf prop shop, takes 3 $400 drivers, stuck down leg of pants, tries to get awayArrested with ~$1300 in golf stuffPast includes minor felonies, including wobblerGets 25 to life for third felony Lile v. KS (2002)Program where admission to it means writing admission of responsibility, but no immunity, 5th amendment violation...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course POL 250 taught by Professor Goetz during the Spring '07 term at Hartford.
- Spring '07