Tag: punishment

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What Constitutes Cruel and Unusual Punishment? A Legal Roundup

September 24, 2018

Via: FindLaw

The Eighth Amendment to the Constitution clearly prohibits cruel and unusual punishment. But what it doesn’t clearly do is describe what punishments, exactly, are cruel and unusual. That’s been left up to the courts. And while one could argue that […]

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What’s the Punishment for a Filing a False Police Report?

February 29, 2016

Via: FindLaw Top Stories

Of the many things you should never say to a cop, a lie is near the top of the list — especially if that lie is regarding a crime that was never committed. Filing a false police report can be […]