timbs v. indiana, explained

They held that the forfeiture was an excessive fine in violation of the 8th Amendment and, therefore, Timbs' car should be returned. . ... Not because the court disagreed it was an excessive fine, but because the court decided the 8th Amendment did not apply. . ..

watertown daily times

“What the 8th Amendment does guarantee is a method of execution that’s not ‘cruel and unusual.’ ... “The 8th Amendment is not a static prohibition that prohibits the same things that it proscribed in the 18th Century. ..

scotus 101: rbg is back

In Episode 313 of SCOTUS 101, Jason Snead joins Elizabeth Slattery to talk about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s return and the Court’s ruling in an important 8th Amendment case. ..

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