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Seventh Amendment 

  • 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.

  • Amdt7.1 Right to a Trial by Jury in Civil Cases
    • Amdt7.1.1  Right to a Trial by Jury in Civil Cases: Historical Background
    • Amdt7.1.2 Right to a Trial by Jury in Civil Cases: Doctrine and Practice
  • Amdt7.2 Rexamination Clause
    • Amdt7.2.1 Rexamination Clause: Doctrine and Practice
      • Amdt7.2.1.1 Rexamination Clause: Current Doctrine