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Why Is the 7th Amendment Important to Us Today?

Most people know that the 1st Amendment is about free speech, and nearly every school kid can tell you that the 2nd Amendment guarantees Americans the right to bear arms. 942 more words

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How A Lawsuit Over Hot Coffee Helped Erode the 7th Amendment

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In 1992, an elderly woman in New Mexico bought coffee at a McDonald’s drive through, spilled it on herself, and successfully sued for nearly $3 million.

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Constitutional Cappuccino Podcast- Juries in America

What can you do about the overreach of government here in America? One answer is to participate and support the jury system here in America. The Constitution of the United States of America supports common law. 24 more words