Examples of Eighth Amendment in a sentence
Declare that Defendants’ acts alleged above violate the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution by torturing and mistreating plaintiffs as alleged herein;4.
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Harmelin v Michigan, 501 US 957; 111 S Ct 2680; 115 L Ed2d 836 (1991).In People v Bullock, 440 Mich 15; 485 NW2d 866 (1992), the Michigan Supreme Court held that the Michigan Constitution prohibits cruel or unusual punishment while the Eighth Amendment to the US Constitution bars only punishment that is both cruel and unusual.
Mr. Reeves also asserted an Eighth Amendment claim, which the district court dismissed.
Farmer, 511U.S. at 836, 114 S.Ct. at 1978 (Deliberate indifference lies “somewhere between the poles of negligence at one end and purpose or knowledge at the other, the Courts of Appeals have routinely equated deliberate indifference with recklessness.”).Likewise, mere disagreement as to the proper medical treatment does not support an Eighth Amendment violation; courts will defer to a treating physician’s judgement regarding the propriety of a specific course of treatment.