8th Amendment

in Welcome to the Forum ! Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:24 am
by Jake6655 • 33 Posts

This amendment to the US Constitution protects American citizens from being forced to pay extremely high amounts of money for bail if they are accused of a crime, being charged exorbitant fines and from cruel and unusual punishments being inflicted upon them by the government.It is part of the Bill of Rights, which is the First Ten Amendments to the United States Constitution.This amendment also prevents the government from punishing a criminal in some strange or unusual way.


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