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Cruel and Unusual The Conventional Wisdom Is That The Founders Were Avid Death Penalty Supporters In This Fascinating And Insightful Examination Of America S Eighth Amendment, Law Professor John D Bessler Explodes This Myth And Shows The Founders Conflicting And Ambivalent Views On Capital Punishment Cruel And Unusual Takes The Reader Back In Time To Show How The Indiscriminate Use Of Executions Gave Way To A Enlightened Approach One That Has Been Evolving Ever Since While Shedding Important New Light On The US Constitution S Cruel And Unusual Punishments Clause, Bessler Explores The Influence Of Cesare Beccaria S Essay, On Crimes And Punishments, On The Founders Views, And The Transformative Properties Of The Fourteenth Amendment, Which Made The Bill Of Rights Applicable To The States After Critiquing The US Supreme Court S Existing Case Law, This Essential Volume Argues That America S Death Penalty A Vestige Of A Bygone Era In Which Ear Cropping And Other Gruesome Corporal Punishments Were Thought Acceptable Should Be Declared Unconstitutional

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  • Hardcover
  • 464 pages
  • Cruel and Unusual
  • John D. Bessler
  • English
  • 02 December 2018
  • 9781555537166

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15 thoughts on “Cruel and Unusual

  1. says:

    I m going to be reviewing this book for Law Library Journal.

  2. says:

    Interesting topic and the book rises to it at points Mostly, it s tiresome and drags.

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