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Re: IBM Public License (again)

On May 17, 2004, at 19:10, Steve Langasek wrote:

IIRC, jury trials are only a Constitutional right where *criminal*
proceedings are concerned, not for civil suits.

Amendment VII

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 reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.

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