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Gasperini v. Center for Humanities Inc.

Docket No.: 95-719
Argued: April 16, 1996
Decided: June 24, 1996

Topics:

Amendment 7: Seventh Amendment, Judicial Power, Article I, Bill of Rights, Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Seventh Amendment, Trial by Jury, abuse of discretion, copyright, habeas, judicial review

Petitioner: Gasperini
Respondent: Center for Humanities Inc.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT
Citation: 66 F.3d 427
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


518 U.S. 415 (1996)
Question:

Does New York's law that empowers appellate courts to review the size of jury's awards conflict with the Seventh Amendment's guarantee of jury trials in civil cases?

Gasperini v. Center for Humanities Inc.
ORAL ARGUMENT

April 16, 1996

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Gasperini, 3 vote(s) against
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