The Seventh Amendment

Cedric Drayer 12/11/14 4th Block

The Seventh Amendment

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.

Court Case: Allen v. United States

Allen v. United States- The so called Dynamite charges case authorizing judges to instruct deadlocked juries that "if much the