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Re: IBM Public License (again)

On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 06:15:07PM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> Walter Landry wrote:
> >But the venue doesn't necessarily favor one party over the
> >other.

> Both sides waiving the right to a jury trial?  Yes, it doesn't necessarily 
> favor one party over the other.  (Neither does choice of venue, which we also 
> Don't Like.)  I still think it's non-free; I mean, gee, in this country, jury 
> trials are a *Constitutional* right.  It fails the smell test.

IIRC, jury trials are only a Constitutional right where *criminal*
proceedings are concerned, not for civil suits.  Juries are rarely
insisted upon for civil cases.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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