Founding Fathers
History of the United States
US Constitution
Civil Process
Bill of Rights

Why was the Seventh Amendment important to the framers of the Constitution?

User Avatar
Wiki User
2005-12-06 16:56:15

The 7th amendment was put in to guarantee the right to trial by

jury in civil cases. Trial by jury in criminal cases is guaranteed

under the 6th amendment. For more comprehensive explanation, seek

out Findlaw on your search engine.


Copyright © 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.