7th Amendment of the United States Constitution

 

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7th Amendment (Amendment VII)

 
 
In this case civil (non-criminal) suits, where the amount in question exceeds $20.00, can be decided by a jury in a trial.
 

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What Does it Say?

 
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.
 

What Does it Mean?

 

Amendment VII is another amendment that outlines the right of trial by jury. In this case civil (non-criminal) suits, where the amount in question exceeds $20.00, can be decided by a jury in a trial.