Ableman v. Booth (62 U.S. 506)
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United States Supreme Court
STEPHEN V. R. ABLEMAN v. SHERMAN M. BOOTH
Argued: January 19, 1859 --- Decided: March 7, 1859
THESE two cases were brought up from the Supreme Court of the State of Wisconsin by a writ of error issued under the 25th section of the judiciary act.
The facts are stated in the opinion of the court.
They were argued by Mr. Black (Attorney General) for the plaintiffs in error, no counsel appearing for the defendant.
Mr. Chief Justice TANEY delivered the opinion of the court.