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Amendment VIII



Document 2

Bill of Rights, sec. 10

1 W. & M., 2d sess., c. 2 , 16 Dec. 1689

10. That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed; nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.


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