Each and every American accused of a crime which could result in loss of life, liberty and appropriately has the right to fair treatment or due process. One of the most disruptive features of due process is capital punishment and the prevention of cruel and unusual punishment to such convicted fairly of crimes. Particularly, the Eighth Amendment prohibits cruel and unusual punishment and the ongoing debate revolves around if the death penalty is or is not considered cruel and unusual punishment. In your opinion, does death penalty violate the U.S. Constitution? describe why, or why not? Does the age of those sentenced to death persuade your opinion of the death penalty, and if so, how? Please describe your answer.