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U.S. Constitution - Amendment 8

Amendment 8 - Cruel and Unusual Punishment

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Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

Notes for this amendment: Proposed 9/25/1789
Ratified 12/15/1791

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