Declaration of Rights and Grievances of the Stamp Act Congress, 1765

Andrew Trees

Professor Andrew Trees, Roosevelt University

Declaration of Rights and Grievances of the Stamp Act Congress

1765

 

7th. That trial by jury is the inherent and invaluable right of every British subject in these colonies.

In this section, the Congress claimed the right to a trial by jury, a protection also found in the Sixth Amendment. For a fuller discussion of this document, see the introductory material.

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