8th amendment

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Date: December 28, 2003
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I think that he should face a lifetime in jail, not be executed. This to me would violate the 8th amendment of the Constitution. I think that executing a minor whose mind hasn't developed fully, matches the cruelness of executing someone who is mentally retarded...
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Executing someone who is mentally retarded has been ruled by the Supreme Court as, Cruel and unusual. Whoever is a minor and is getting executed hasn't been given a chance to live ? of their life. A kid or adolescent could have made a bad error and doesn't truly deserve to be executed...
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