Excessive fines (Constitutional law), Eighth Amendment protections (United States Constitution), Cruel & unusual punishment, Restitution -- Lawsuits & claims, Criminal law -- United States
The article offers solutions to further the conversation regarding the U.S. constitution's Eighth Amendment's limits on restitution. Topics discussed include application of Excessive Fines Clause; the case law interpreting the Excessive Fines Clause of the Eighth Amendment; and ways in which Excessive Fines Clause should be applied to restitution in criminal cases.
Restitution and the Excessive Fines Clause,
77 La. L. Rev.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.lsu.edu/lalrev/vol77/iss1/7