Constitution of the United States - 7th Amendment


Main Document: Constitution of the United States
Date: December 15, 1791
Topics: Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution

The 7th Amendment protects the right to a jury trial in civil cases.

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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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