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Cooley targeted on 'three strikes' cases

Jun 5, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
Challengers in GOP primary for attorney general say he fails to seek life sentences, but a 2007 murder offers a case study in the risks of charging a repeat offender.

As Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley seeks to become the state's next attorney general, a dominant issue in the campaign has been his approach to the state's three-strikes law, with his two Republican opponents seeking to cast him as being soft on crime.

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