Criminology

May use the following sources to complete Anon, The Eighth Amendment | National Constitution Center | Khan Academy, Films Media Group. Available at: https://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=104112&contentID=i2ewIPvsWpo&channel=Khan Academy&chnID=55 Andrew is sentenced to death for torture. In Andrew’s state, there is an “eye-for-an-eye” statute that mandates punishment that mimics the crime the defendant committed. Pursuant to this statute, Andrew will be tortured to death. Answer the following questions: 1. Is the state’s eye-for-an-eye statute constitutional under the Eighth Amendment? 2. Why or why not?

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