Trial by Jury


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Trial by Jury

trial of a breach-of-promise suit is dismissed when the judge decides to many the plaintiff. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan Trial by Jury]
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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 the common law.
HARRIS (PROMPTLY): "Why the Judge's song out of Trial by Jury.
It would be as absurd to doubt, that a right to pass all laws NECESSARY AND PROPER to execute its declared powers, would include that of requiring the assistance of the citizens to the officers who may be intrusted with the execution of those laws, as it would be to believe, that a right to enact laws necessary and proper for the imposition and collection of taxes would involve that of varying the rules of descent and of the alienation of landed property, or of abolishing the trial by jury in cases relating to it.
The society, which is 51 years old, has worked its way around most of the G & S repertoire over the years and has certainly performed both Trial by Jury and Pinafore in previous years.
Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd said the budget cuts meant expenditure, in real terms, would be a third less than in 2010 and that it was time to draw the line on cases meriting the right of trial by jury.
Back in 1963, the same two operettas were performed, and two of the original cast - Pamela Robinson and Dylys Bradbury - were on stage again in Trial by Jury.
Until 1998, the majority of intermediate appellate courts in Florida protected the right to trial by jury in a civil case involving a claim at law by way of common law certiorari.
This may not have mattered so much to those already wellacquainted with Trial by Jury, a topsy-turvy tale of a breach of promise, but much of the comedy would have been lost on newcomers to the operetta.
Established in March 2006 in memory of Fran Peacock Coker, the wife of 1997 FLABOTA President Howard Coker, the new award was created to recognize Fran Coker's tireless devotion and accomplishments in the area of children's literacy, an issue important to the administration of justice and preservation of trial by jury.
In essence, the struggle over the right to trial by jury is a political contest over how much power will be left in the hands of ordinary Americans and how much power the courts will allow to be taken from them and turned over to corporate and other special interests.
April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- "Law and Order: Trial by Jury - The Complete Series," an original look behind the scenes of the American justice system, is admitted into evidence on DVD April 25, 2006 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Robert Winters edits The Right To A Trial By Jury (0737719370, $32.