Seventh Amendment Law and Legal Definition

The Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees a right to a jury trial when a civil matter concerning more than $20 is involved. The Seventh Amendment states “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 common law.”