The eighth amendment
eighth amendment stated in a constitution
description of the amendment
amendment in my own words
supreme court case
a. Stack v. Boyle 1951
b. the supreme court had set guidelines for appropriate bail the lower court had a bail of 50,000 for any 12 who argued for the overthrow of federal government defendants argued the high bail that violated the excessive bail case
c. the court had ruled that the ''bail set a figure higher then an amount reasonably calculated to keep and defeat from fleeing its excessive under the eighth amendment'' they had to order the lower court to set a bail at an amount for each defendant.