The Bill of Rights promises that punishment for a crime cannot be cruel or unusual, meaning that it cannot be painful or degrading to the person's dignity. What punishment would be considered cruel and unusual.
Someone who commits assault is beaten as punishment.
Someone caught shoplifting is made to pay a fine and write an apology.
Someone caught driving while drunk is punished by revoking driving privileges.
Someone caught littering is punished by being made to pick up trash on the highway.
8th Amendment The Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution is the part of the United States Bill of Rights prohibiting the federal government from imposing excessive fines or cruel and unusual punishments. Excessive hail
1. What information is being presented? What facts are presented? For trial by jury: A: You cannot set up or establish your own court system. This amendment should be more known by citizens or the people. For excessive bail and
__________ refers to the convicted offender's personal statement to the court prior to imposition of sentence. A. The agreement of submission B. Voir dire C. Retribution D. Allocution is it D 2. When the framers of the
I have to write an essay over this topic and i need some help the question is: Discuss an example you found interesting of a right asserted by inmates under the Eighth Amendment’s Cruel and Unusual Punishment Clause and the
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i have to choose two amendments from the Bill of Rights. then make the case for passage of them. i chose.8th Amendment-protects against cruel and unusual punishment and excessive bail 1st Amendment- guarantees freedom of religion,
The following activity helps you sharpen your skills in recognizing deceptive reasoning. The statements below are derived from the viewpoints in this chapter. Beside each one, mark the letter of the type of deceptive appeal being
My question is about the novel Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky. How does the novel Crime and Punishment have universal significance in actual crime and punishment? Any help would be wonderful. Thanks. Thank you for using the
a. bandwagon—the idea that “everybody” does this or believes this b. categorical statements—stating something in a way that implies there can be no argument or disagreement on the issue c. personal attack—criticizing an
6. The constitutional prohibition against laws respecting an establishment of religion must at least mean that, in this country, it is no part of the business of government to compose official prayers for any group of the American