Seventh Amendment

Right to Jury in Civil Cases

“In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved…”

Reexamination Clause

“…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.”

The first ten Amendments to the Constitution – known together as the Bill of Rights – were ratified December 15, 1791.