The Constitution: That Delicate Balance (1984)

Genres - Culture & Society, History  |   Sub-Genres - Law & Crime, Politics & Government, Social Issues  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Part of the Constitution: That Delicate Balance series, Constitution: That Delicate Balance - Crime and Punishments continues with the constitutional arguments begun in the previous episode Constitution: That Delicate Balance - Crime and Insanity. Experts detail hypothetical cases to challenge the panel of scholars and political figures as to what constitutes cruel and unusual punishment. Questions of the appropriateness of sentencing and the constitutionality of the death penalty are examined.

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Constitution, criminal, law, punishment, social-issues