The stiff penalty is part of California's three-strikes law. Taylor's attorney wants the judge to ignore Taylor's two previous robbery convictions because they were a result of the same attack. If they are thrown out the 31-year old would only face a possible 9-year sentence.
Woods testified in December that charges on the credit cards were not his and that he never even applied for the cards.
Final sentencing in the case is scheduled for March 9th.