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The death penalty itself is cruel and unusual by nathan campbell there is no sound or rational argument to be made in support of capital punishment. Louisiana law review volume 38|number 3 spring 1978 the death penalty for rape - cruel and unusual punishment constance r lesage this note is brought to you for free and open access by the.
The death penalty is cruel and unusual punishment, but you can starve patients to click here to sign up for daily pro-life news alerts from lifenewscom. Eighth amendment to the united states constitution the supreme court ruled that the death penalty constituted cruel and unusual punishment if the.
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