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The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 8 (Eighth Amendment)
Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
The Supreme Court rules death by lethal injection to be Constitutional.
Justice Scalia discussing torture and if it can be defined as "cruel and unusual punishment."
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December 17, 2009 10:37 PM U.S. Constitution