The Eighth Amendment of the United States Constitution prevents the Federal Government from excessive bail or excessive fines. The Eighth Amendment of the United States Constitution was ratified on 15th December of the year 1791. This is also the Amendment that prevents the Federal government from imposing any cruel or unnatural punishment. The Eighth Amendment was first adopted in the year 1791 as part of the Bill of Rights. These Amendments were created after several cases were found to have occured in which the federal governments unduly punished the offender.
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