Amendents 7&2

By: Evie Nguyen

The 7th Amendment

What is the 7th amendent?

The 7th amendment suits at common law, where the value of controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trail by jury shall be preserved and that no fact by jury shall not be otherwise examined or re- examined by any Court of the United States according to the rules of the common law.

What does the 7th amendment actually tell us?

the seventh amendment says that if the English common law of 1791 would not let your claim go to trial, then it cannot go to trial by jury under the constitution.
Constitutional Conversation: 7th Amendment

The 2nd Amendment

What is the 2nd Amendment?

The second amendment tells us that A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

What does the 2nd Amendment actually tell us?

the second amendment says that according to the Supreme Court and the lower courts, the amendment conferred on state militias a right to bear arms but it did not give individuals a right to own or carry a weapon.
Sen. Ted Cruz on Defending the Second Amendment with Sean Hannity