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Sentence count:20Posted:2017-01-19Updated:2017-01-19
Similar words: punishmentunusualastonishmentaccomplishmentestablishmentimpoverishmentrelinquishmentaccomplishmentsMeaning: n. punishment prohibited by the 8th amendment to the U.S. constitution; includes torture or degradation or punishment too severe for the crime committed. 
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1. The Amendment prohibits "cruel and unusual punishment".
2. Isn't that just cruel and unusual punishment?
3. In fall 2009, the Court will decide whether it is “cruel and unusual punishment” to sentence a juvenile offender to life in prison, without the possibility of parole, for a crime less than murder.
4. Aren't there laws in this country for cruel and unusual punishment?
5. Does capital punishment come within the prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment?
6. The plaintiffs had sought to challenge the law as a vio-lation of the Eighth Amendment of the US Constitution, which prohibits "cruel and unusual punishment".
7. Being the new kid was the most cruel and unusual punishment ever invented.
8. The right avoiding cruel and unusual punishment means the right of keeping people integral physically and mentally whose establishment symbolizes the progress of human morality.
9. Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed,[sentence dictionary] nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
10. While other countries have abolished the death penalty because they think it is cruel and unusual punishment, China has decided it wants to keep the death penalty.
11. If you're one of the lucky ones to keep on celebrating, be aware that only 71 percent of companies are offering booze this year -- a cruel and unusual punishment, perhaps.
12. It is a difficult task for the international society to implement the standards expounded in the international legal documents although avoiding cruel and unusual punishment is a worldwide issue.
13. This is particularly relevant given the current debate on whether specific methods of lethal injection constitute cruel and unusual punishment and therefore violate the Constitution.
14. The District Court of Appeals recently ruled that homework is officially cruel and unusual punishment.
15. In his complaint, Richards said denial of his request for erotic materials is cruel and unusual punishment.
16. The detection organs are powerful, so it is easier for them to abuse authority, especially to infringe on suspected criminals'right avoiding(free of) cruel and unusual punishment.
17. I believe we should have a constitutional amendment allowing cruel and unusual punishment in the case of spammers.
18. The execution was delayed while Kemmler's case was appealed on the grounds that it violated the Eighth Amendment restriction against cruel and unusual punishment.
19. And indeed the Court this time held that executions of persons with mental retardation did violate the Eighth Amendment's proscriptions against cruel and unusual punishment.
20. Turner's lawyers argued that the process violates a constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment.
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