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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... More »
Ratified: December 15, 1791
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Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution - Wikipedia

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The Eighth Amendment (Amendment VIII) of the United States Constitution prohibits the federal government from imposing excessive bail, excessive fines, ...

Eighth Amendment | Constitution | US Law | LII / Legal Information ...

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Most often mentioned in the context of the death penalty, the Eighth Amendment prohibits cruel and unusual punishments, but also mentions “excessive fines” ...

Eighth Amendment - National Constitution Center

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The Eighth Amendment to the United States Constitution states: “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual ...

Eighth Amendment - Kids | Laws.com

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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 - U.S. Constitution - FindLaw

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Eighth Amendment - Further Guarantees in Criminal Cases Amendment Text | Annotations Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, ...

8th Amendment - constitution | Laws.com

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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 ...

Cruel and Unusual Punishment under the Eighth Amendment

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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 ...

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Amendment 8 of the United States Constitution. ... U.S. Constitution - Amendment 8. Amendment 8 - Cruel and Unusual Punishment. <<Back | Table of Contents ...

eighth amendment - US Government Publishing Office

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EIGHTH AMENDMENT. Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines im- posed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. EXCESSIVE BAIL.