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Cruel and Unusual Punishment

Protection against cruel and unusual punishment is provided by the Eighth Amendment, which states, “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.” Although protection against cruel and unusual punishment is a ...

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