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The Importance Of The Eighth Amendment

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There was a recent storm in Hollywood, Florida that left many homes without power. This storm also affected prisoners that were still kept in prisons that lacked of power, supplies, and plumbing during the emergency. This situation relates to The Eighth Amendment. The Eighth Amendment protects people from “cruel or unusual punishment”. Some might view that keeping them in prisons is wrong and against their will. But keeping prisoners in severe conditions does not violate the Eighth Amendment because the storm effects were not intentional punishments. When prisoners are going to be evacuated to other prison one of many issue is overcrowded condition. When in time of emergency officers should be put through training and evacuation plan so in
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