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Keeley Vaught 8th amendment

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Timeline small square Eniglish bill of rights No exact date but this is where the eighth amendment came from. James Madison, considered a founding father, Almost copied the 8th amenment word by word off of this document.
Timeline small square Judicial system estabilshed No exact date
Timeline small square voting for 8th amendment
Timeline small square 8th amendment was ratified 9/12 states agreed on this date
Timeline small square New York allows use of newly nvented electric chair exact date unknown yea is known though
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Timeline small square Frances vs. Resweber Frances, convicted of murder, was ruled to be killed. Govener of state, Georgia, took it to the supreme court.
Timeline small square Robinson vs. California exact date not known but year is 1962 Robison was arrested for needle marks and discolration of his arms. He was examined and was found out that he had been injecting himself with unsterilized hypodermic needles. That is breaking a law of California
Timeline small square 628 inmates had been exicuted i don't know the exact date but i do know the year.
Timeline small square Death penalty is constitional No exact date
Timeline small square States about the 8th amendment Supreme court states eighth amenment only used in criminal cases no exact date
Timeline small square Bail reform act no exact date year is correct
Timeline small square Harmelin vs. Michigan Harmelin, convicted of possesing 672 grams of cocaine, sentenced to life prison without possible parole. He claimed it unconstituinal and was presented with parole
Timeline small square Roper vs. Simmons Simmons hog-tied neighbor girl and threw her of a bridge at age 17. His death penalty is unconstitutional and violates the 8th amendment
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