Case Name Citation Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type ▲ Jurisdiction
Rutter v. Sullivan 25 W. Va. 427 1885 1 West Virginia
Nelson v. People 33 Ill. 390 1864 0 Illinois
Graham v. Graham 4 W. Va. 320 1870 0 West Virginia
Freeman v. Robinson 7 Ind. 321 1855 1 Indiana
Green v. Vardiman 2 Blackf. 324 1830 0 Indiana
Farrell v. Patterson 43 Ill. 52 1867 0 Illinois
Harris v. Galbraith 43 Ill. 309 1867 0 Illinois
O'Neil v. Cleveland 30 N.J. Eq. 273 1878 1 New Jersey
Whelan v. Reilly 5 W. Va. 356 1872 1 West Virginia
Chambers v. People 5 Ill. 351 1843 0 Illinois
Chase v. State 46 Miss. 683 1872 1 Mississippi
Hughes v. Peacehealth 344 Or. 142 2008 1 Oregon
Abernethy v. Commonwealth 101 Pa. 322 1882 1 Pennsylvania
Abernethy v. Wayne County Branch of the State Bank 5 Ohio St. 266 1855 1 Ohio
Thompson v. Updegraff 3 W. Va. 629 1869 0 West Virginia
Matthews v. Dunbar 3 W. Va. 138 1869 0 West Virginia
Rodney v. Illinois Central Railroad 19 Ill. 42 1857 0 Illinois
Maddox vs. Negroes Price 17 Md. 413 1861 0 Maryland
Len-Hal Realty, Inc. v. Wintter & Cummings 689 So. 2d 1191 1997 1 Florida
Chesapeake & Ohio R. R. v. Bradford 6 W. Va. 220 1873 0 West Virginia