cruel and unusual punishment

Donald Grant is the third person killed by the state in recent months amid a lawsuit over the state’s lethal injection protocol.
Before Grant’s killing, a federal judge suggested his execution could provide evidence for a trial over whether Oklahoma’s lethal injection protocol is unconstitutional.
The court’s conservatives said there is no need to prove a minor who commits murder is “permanently incorrigible” in order to sentence them to life in prison without parole.
The unchecked use of excessive force against Alabama prisoners violates their rights under the Constitution's Eighth Amendment, the Justice Department finds.
U.S. cities have struggled over the years with how to address the issue of homelessness.
The latest case comes from California, where 743 people wait on death row.
The electric chair has already been declared cruel and unusual punishment by two death penalty states.