What Is Cruel and Unusual Punishment? (Paperback)

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The Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution's Bill of Rights prohibits the use of "cruel and unusual punishment." The interpretation of the phrase, however, was left to the Supreme Court of future years. This easily accessible guide examines the context that inspired the country's founders to include this phrase, as well as court cases that challenged it. Interesting, thought provoking, and age appropriate, this title engages readers' minds while emphasizing the effect of the Constitution on daily life.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781499469783
ISBN-10: 1499469780
Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group
Publication Date: July 30th, 2023
Pages: 48
Language: English