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The 8th Amendment of the US Constitution guarantees that there will be no cruel or unusual punishment. This amendment was intended for those faced with criminal accusations and convictions.

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The amendment that says a person can not be given cruel or unusual punishment?

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Suppose your an attorney in a case your presenting to a federal court you argue that the person your defending suffered cruel and unusual punishment which amendment of the conststution should you cite?

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Amendment VIII The Eighth Amendment speaks for itself. Here's what it says: "Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted."


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What case decided burning at the stake as cruel and unusual punishment?

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A person cannot be forced to work for another person against his or her will because of which amendment?

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How did the bill of rights protects a person accused of a crime from being tortured?

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What does bail and punishment mean?

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Which amendment says a person cannot be accused of a serious crime going before a grand jury?

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Can a person be required to pay unreasonably high bail or fines?

In the Bill of Rights, under the 8th Amendment, there can be no 'cruel or unusual punishment'. Under the 5th Amendment, we, the citizens of the United States of America can be required no 'excess bail' meaning no unreasonably high bail or fines. Sadly, sometimes this does happen, but rarely does it go unnoticed. In reality someone can, but technically not.