Amendment Seven
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Amendment Seven, Bill of Rights: Guarantees a jury trial for civil cases in the federal courts. However, this type of case is usually not heard anymore in the federal court system
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Summary: One section - no amendments applicable. In all Common Law suits (law defined by prior court ruling, also known as Case Law), concerning $20.00 or more, the accused has the right to a trial by jury. No case tried by jury shall be re-considered in any court of the United States other than by the rules of common law.
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Language Amended Out: Nothing has been amended out.
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Ratification date: 12/15/1776
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