Th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution Freedom from Cruel and unusual Punishment

Discuss how the federal criminal justice system has developed throughout the years in connection with the 8th amendment right of freedom from cruel and unusual punishment. Analyze it completely based on historical judicial and legislative developments from the adoption of the Constitution in1789 through today. Be sure to cite relevant case law and statutes and how they have helped to define our current application of the law with respect to the 8th amendment.