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Tull v. United States

Citation: 17 ELR 20667
No. No. 85-1259, 481 U.S. 412/25 ERC 1857/(U.S., 04/28/1987) Rev'd

The Supreme Court holds that the Seventh Amendment guarantees a jury trial to determine liability in actions by the federal government seeking civil penalties and injunctive relief under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA), but the judge must determine the amount of the penalty....

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