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The Juvenile Death Penalty

Sensitive material is discussed in this instructional activity. Please review to ensure that the content is suitable for your class. The topic is the Eighth Amendment and how the U.S. Supreme Court makes determinations about what constitutes cruel and unusual punishment through the example of the death penalty for juveniles. News articles are included containting cases for your class to consider. Extension activites and several links are provided for further study.

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9th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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