the 7th Admendment

Megan Davis,12/10/14, 5th Period

7th Admendment:

In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any court of the united states, than according to the rules of the common law.
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Court Case: Tull V.S United States

The United States (P) filed a civil suit against Tull (D) for discharging fill material into wetlands in violation of the Clean Water Act. P sought over $22 million and injunctive relief. The district court denied Tull’s motion for a jury trial and entered judgment for P for $325,000. The court of appeals affirmed the denial of a jury trial and the Supreme Court granted cert.

My Own Senerio (court case)

James v.s united states; April 19, 2009,the united states filed a suit against James for discharging fill material into wetlands in the violation of the Clean Water Act. sought over $22 million and injunctive relief. The district court denied James motion for a jury trial and entered judgment for $325,000. The court of appeals affirmed the denial of a jury trial and the Supreme Court granted cert.

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