Cruel and Unusual Punishment, law homework help

The Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits “cruel and unusual punishment.” Many people believe this applies only to capital punishment and the death penalty. In reality, many actions constitute cruel and unusual punishment.

In a one-to two-page paper, explain your understanding of what constitutes cruel and unusual punishment. Include at least two cases as examples to support your beliefs.

Remember to use correct spelling and grammar, and cite any sources in APA format.

 
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