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The 8th amendment prohibits cruel or unusual punishments.

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What amendment protects citizens against cruel unusual punishment?

The 8th amendment prohibits cruel or unusual punishments.


What amendment protects against cruel and unusual punishment?

The Eighth Amendment (Amendment VIII) states:"Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted"


Which amendment protects citizens of the US from unreasonable disturbances by the government?

The Ninth Amendment protects against unreasonable disturbances. The Fourth Amendment protects against unreasonable searches.


Amendment VIII protects citizens against the imposition of?

Amandment VIII prohibits cruel and unusual punishment by government.


The constitution protect an individual against punishments which are?

The United States Constitution protects an individual against punishments which are deemed to be "cruel and unusual." This protection is included in the 8th Amendment to the Constitution and has been interpreted to include prohibition against torture and certain forms of capital punishment.


How does the 4th amendment protect US citizens from their government?

The fourth amendment protects us against unwarranted searches and seizures of Private Property.


Which Amendment protects you against an accusation of a crime?

There is no amendment in the US Constitution which protects you against ACCUSATIONS. However, you are granted the right against 'self incrimination' by the 5th Amendment.


What else does the Fifth Amendment protect people against?

the fifth amendment protects us from abuse of the government authority in a legal procedure.


What amendment protects against self incrimination?

The Fifth Amendment.


What is the relevance of the eighth amendment to the constitution?

The Eighth Amendment provides protections for those charged with and convicted of crimes. It reads: "Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted."


The right that protects you from testifying against yourself?

the fifth amendment.


Which amendment protects an individual from having to testify against himself?

The 5th amendment