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Amendment 8

Cruel and Unusual Punishment

 

Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

Vocabulary:

 

Try the Amendment 7 & 8 Vocabulary Quiz

Rewrite Amendment in your own words in the space below. Print it out and give it to your instructor or teacher or copy and paste it into an e-mail to send him/her.

Discussion Questions:

  1. The phrase "cruel and unsual punishment" has been used to criticize the death penalty and other punishments. Debate the limits of this phrase in the amendment.

 

 

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