5924.55 Cruel and unusual punishments.

Punishment by flogging, or by branding, marking, or tattooing on the body, or any other cruel or unusual punishment, may not be adjudged by any court-martial or inflicted upon any person subject to this code. The use of irons, single or double, except for the purpose of safe custody, is prohibited.

Cite as R.C. § 5924.55

History. Effective Date: 10-10-1961