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Ch.13 Amendment VII: Civil Jury Trial Clauses

From: The Complete Bill of Rights: The Drafts, Debates, Sources, and Origins (2nd Edition)

Neil H. Cogan

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 08 May 2021

Sixthly. That article 3d, section 2 [of the Constitution], be annexed to the end of clause 2d, these words to wit: but no appeal to such court shall be allowed where the value in controversy shall not amount to   dollars: nor shall any fact triable by jury, according to the course of common law, be otherwise re-examinable than may consist with the principles of common law. Seventhly. That in article 3d, section 2 [of the Constitution], the third clause be struck out, and in its place be inserted the clauses following, to wit: The trial of all crimes (except in...
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