THE Eighth amendment
BY: MyRanda Lacey-King
Leavitt, Amie Jane. Bill of Rights in Translation : What It Really Means. Mankato: Capstone, 2009. ebook.
People vs. Cabellero
On August 16, 2012, the California Supreme Court held that a sentence of 110 years to life was the same as life without parole. As a result, to sentence a juvenile to that sentence for a nonhomicide offense is unconstitutional under the US Supreme Court case.
"Recent Court Cases on Extreme Sentences for Youth." Fair Sentencing for Youth RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Dec. 2015.
The founding fathers witnessed,friends,and patriots being captured and tortured without bail.They wanted to protect american citizens from unreasonable and cruel punishment.