Title: No cruel or unusual punishment
Series Title: Our Bill of Rights
Interest Level: 2-8
Description: The Bill of Rights was created to acknowledge individual rights and freedoms. Readers will explore the history, significance, and controversy surrounding the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits cruel or unusual punishment. Primary sources, sidebars, and compelling stories, demonstrate how the amendment protects, and potentially harms, criminals. Historic and present-day examples of long-standing debates about the amendment's controversial "cruel and unusual" clause further illustrate the amendment's importance.
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