AMENDMENT 7 - COMMON LAW AND TRIAL BY JURY IN CIVIL CASES

Amendment 7 to the U.S. Constitution

Short summary -- Common law and trial by jury in civil cases 

Actual text of Amendment 7: 

In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.

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