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Ingraham v. Wright (1977)

  • By: John R. Vile
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

In Ingraham v. Wright, 430 U.S. 651 (1977), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that neither the cruel and unusual punishment provision of the Eighth Amendment nor the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment prohibited corporal punishment in public schools. ...

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