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That might sound a little cruel, but given his behavior, it’s his just rewards, But on the other hand, I think that it might work to his favor.
FROM WUHAN VIRUS TO WASHINGTON VIRUSDANIEL MALLOYOCTOBER 4, 2020OZY
The Eighth Amendment forbids “cruel and unusual punishments,” and the Supreme Court has held that this amendment prohibits states from imposing certain punishments on certain individuals.
7 BIG CASES THE SUPREME COURT WILL HEAR IN ITS NEW TERM, EXPLAINEDIAN MILLHISEROCTOBER 1, 2020VOX
Beyond these two especially high-profile cases, this term gives the Court an opportunity to reshape the law governing cruel and unusual punishments — and to potentially weaken existing safeguards against such punishments considerably.
7 BIG CASES THE SUPREME COURT WILL HEAR IN ITS NEW TERM, EXPLAINEDIAN MILLHISEROCTOBER 1, 2020VOX
A clinician who had grown up in the town reached out to Anna Mueller for help breaking the cruel cycle.
THIS YEAR’S SN 10 SCIENTISTS AIM TO SOLVE SOME OF SCIENCE’S BIGGEST CHALLENGESSCIENCE NEWS STAFFSEPTEMBER 30, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
That's the cruel way someone anonymously replied to a family asking for help for their sick child.
FAMILY TOLD TO LET THEIR BABY DIE INSTEAD OF RAISING MONEY FOR HIS RARE DISEASEHEALTHNOVEMBER 27, 2019HEALTH
And then Jolly Robin would feel ashamed that he had even thought of being so cruel to an infant bird, even if he was a Cowbird.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Through what ages has that declaration, not to be denied, ascended to cold and cruel skies?
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
His silence had frightened her: what if he should resent on her the cruel words spoken by Dr. Ashton?
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
There had been cruel misunderstanding on his part somewhere; that misunderstanding must be burned away.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In a thousand trials the cruel witness of Moses has sent innocent women to a painful death.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD

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