The Seventh Amendment

Is The Seventh Amendment Still Relevant Today ?

What does the seventh amendment mean ?

The 7th amendment says that "In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved”. In other words, you are entitled jury if you are involved civil claim on the federal court level.

How is it being used in our world today

The seventh amendment is still being used in our daily life because in federal courts they ask that people that should stay with same sex marriage. Even though some people disagree on same sex marriage that is one apart of discrimination. Discriminating someone for liking the same sex can cause a male or female to lose their job in the process.


Citing conflicting state and federal rulings, an Alabama probate judge has asked U.S. District Judge Ginny Granade to stay a ruling ordering him to issue same-sex marriage licenses.In a 14-page brief filed Thursday, Mobile County Probate Judge Don Davis -- who has been involved in most of the recent decisions on same-sex marriage -- said Granade's order, combined with Alabama Supreme Court's ruling Tuesday ordering probate judges to not issue the licenses, put him in an "unprecedented, historic and . . . difficult position.""Judge Davis has been at the center of statewide confusion," Davis' attorneys wrote. "Judge Davis continues to be subject to conflicting authority. The issue continues to be litigated and new lawsuits are brought in this Court and the Alabama Supreme Court."

Source:http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/politics/southunionstreet/2015/03/06/federal-court-asked-stay-sex-marriage-order/24499005/