8th Amendment - Further Guarantees in Criminal Cases
The Eighth Amendment to the US Constitution is the part of the United States Bill of Rights which prohibits the federal government from imposing excessive bail, excessive fines or cruel and unusual punishments. The phrases employed are taken from...
Ratified: December 15, 1791
The Eighth Amendment (Amendment VIII) of the United States Constitution
prohibits the federal government from imposing excessive bail, excessive fines, ...
Most often mentioned in the context of the death penalty, the Eighth Amendment
prohibits cruel and unusual punishments, but also mentions “excessive fines” ...
The Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution states: “Excessive bail
shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual ...
The Eighth Amendment, or Amendment VIII of the United States Constitution is
the section of the Bill of Rights that states that that punishments must be fair, ...
Eighth Amendment - Further Guarantees in Criminal Cases Amendment Text |
Annotations Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, ...
The Eighth Amendment was inspired by the case in England of Titus Oates, who
was tried by the court system for multiple acts of perjury, which led to the ...
What exactly is a "cruel and unusual punishment" within the meaning of the
Eighth Amendment? Did the framers intend only to ban punishments-- such as ...
Amendment 8 of the United States Constitution. ... U.S. Constitution - Amendment
8. Amendment 8 - Cruel and Unusual Punishment. <<Back | Table of Contents ...
EIGHTH AMENDMENT. Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines
im- posed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. EXCESSIVE BAIL.