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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 15 - 1 E- 55
PART VIII. SENTENCES.

§15-1E-55. Cruel and unusual punishments prohibited.
Punishment by flogging, or by branding, marking, or tattooing on the body, or any other cruel or unusual punishment may not be adjudged by a court-martial or inflicted upon any person subject to this article. The use of irons, single or double, except for the purpose of safe custody, is prohibited.

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