A Summary Of The Eighth Amendment

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In today’s society of the United States Supreme Court has verified that vicious crimes committed by juveniles should always be punished with a life sentence in prison because of the violation of the Eighth Amendment. The Eighth Amendment is stated,” Prohibiting the federal government from imposing excessive bail, excessive fines, or cruel and unusual punishment.” Life in prison without parole will cause juveniles to fail there own trust, immaturity, and will stay in prison with no help. Is it the juveniles fault of ending up in prison? Is it there daily life style at home? How they were raised back at home? Or they were going through a rough childhood? Is it the parents fault or the child’s fault that they end up in a juvenile jail for 15 years just because of unnoticed attention? Juvenile children are told that they could never change and no one cared about what became of them. They did not have access to education, no counseling programs, and left without help or hope. American children no matter how young they are (like twelve or fourteen); they are being charged as adults in court. Even if they get an early release…show more content…
Today in the life we live in, the court held Montgomery v Louisiana the ban on mandatory JLWOP applies retroactively. The Miller v Alabama had violated the Eighth Amendment. Nine states have abolished the JLWOP. Those nine states are Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Nevada, Texas, West Virginia, Wyoming, and Vermont. Other counties imposed the JLWOP. The other counties are Philadelphia County (PA), Los Angeles County (CA), Orleans Parish (LA), Cook County (IL), and the city of St. Louise (MO). If to determine a national consensus against given punishment, the Supreme Court may let the numbered of states to decide to allow the
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