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Eighth Amendment : the right to mercy

Author: Rich Smith
Publisher: Edina, MN : ABDO Pub. Co., ©2008.
Series: The Bill of Rights
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the origins and intent of the eighth amendment, the right to mercy, as well as difficulties in its interpretation.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rich Smith
ISBN: 9781599289205 1599289202
OCLC Number: 122974208
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Cruel and unusual --
The three-strike rule for habitual offenders --
The ultimate punishment --
Death by injection --
The electric chair --
The gas chamber --
The right to bail.
Series Title: The Bill of Rights
Responsibility: by Rich Smith.
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Discusses the origins and intent of the eighth amendment, the right to mercy, as well as difficulties in its interpretation.

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