How have U.S. Supreme Court rulings affected the death penalty sentence, and how has the Court responded to civil rights challenges to the death penalty?

Place your name and assignment number on your answer. Answers should be complete and thorough and free from grammar and spelling errors.What is the purpose of sentencing?How do various sentencing models influence a sentence?How have U.S. Supreme Court rulings affected the death penalty sentence, and how has the Court responded to civil rights challenges to the death penalty?What was the philosophy in colonial times that established American jails?How did early American jails and prison systems progress from their earliest times to the present state of prison systems?