logo �1 on the Internet book 
main menu
statistic
Essay papers avaliable:   250 000

The widest database of original essays is now available due to EssaysBank.com! Thousands of high quality authentic essays are collected by our professional to make the lives of the students easier.

Hundreds of topics from various subjects of any educational level you will find anything you need at EssaysBank.com!


Submit your articles to the following
Search: in this section
 
Essay heading: 8th Amendment
 
Essay specific features
Issue: American History
Written by:
Date added: October 13, 2002
Level:
Grade:
No of pages / words: 2 / 353
Was viewed: 0 times
Rating of current essay:
 
Essay content:
 

It affects the United States in many ways. For example the amendment prohibits the federal government from imposing excessive bail, excessive fines, and cruel and unusual punishments. The amendment directly affects me in the way that if I ever get a fine it wont be too high or if I am on bail it will not be set at something that will never be able to be met and finally it will keep the cruel and unusual punishments away...
displayed 300 characters

DO YOU NEED AN ESSAY?
Here are the options you can choose from:
CUSTOM ESSAYS
 
  • Order plagiarism free custom written essay.
  • All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time. Prices start from $10.00 /page.
FULL ACCESS TO ESSAYS DATABASE
  • This option gives you the immediate access to all 184 988 essays.
  • You get access to all the essays and can view as many
    of them as you like for as little as $28.95/month.
 
  • Your research paper is written
    by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are
    always met
  • You are able to control the progress
    of your writing assigment
  • You get a chance to become an
    excellent student!
 

The amendment directly affects me in the way that if I ever get a fine it wont be too high or if I am on bail it will not be set at something that will never be able to be met and finally it will keep the cruel and unusual punishments away. I think the eighth amendment is essential to have because it keeps the government in check and that is what we need t
displayed next 300 characters

 
General issues of this essay:
 
 
Discussion:
 
 
Related essays:
 
Title Pages / Words Save
amendments
Amendment I Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances...
2 / 482
Bil of rights
4 / 868
Constitution'S Realtionship Between Other Historical Documents
In fact is based off a government in which they fled because of to much power encroaching on these exact rights. Also many ideas and rights put forth by the Magna Carta (1215) are also endorsed by the U...
3 / 708
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the Constitution, were adopted in 1791 in order to meet demands for the signature of Massachusetts and other states to the Constitution: BILL OF RIGHTS (THE FIRST 10 AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION) 1-freedom of worship, speech, press, right of peaceful assembly, right to petition the government 2-right of citizens to bear arms 3-troops may not be quartered in private homes without owner's consent 4-guards against unreasonable searches, arrests, seizures of property 5-requires indictment by a grand jury for major crimes before trial, prohibits repeated trials for the same offense, forbids punishment without process & that you don't have to testify against yourself 6-guarantees a speedy public trial for criminal offenses, trial by an unbiased jury, legal counsel for the accused, and that witnesses must attend the trial in the presence of the accused 7-guarantees trial by jury in civil cases in anything valued at more than 20 US dollars 8-forbids excessive bail or fines and cruel or unusual punishment 9-people have other rights than those mentioned in the Constitution 10-powers not delegated to the federal government belong to the states or the people
2 / 435
Inside Criminal Law
Decisions in the courts of most civil law jurisdictions are generally very short, referring only to the statutes used. One justification and excuse defense would be insanity...
5 / 1262
8th Amendment
The stand for "cruel and unusual" fluctuates, because it all is dependent upon social issues, standards, and personal beliefs. However, there are many generalizations that remain very clear, no matter what the situation...
5 / 1151
8th Amendment
The stand for "cruel and unusual" fluctuates, because it all is dependent upon social issues, standards, and personal beliefs. However, there are many generalizations that remain very clear, no matter what the situation...
5 / 1151