Short Name ▲ Citation Summary Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction Link
Bell’s Adm’r v. Troy 35 Ala. 184 1859 1 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Bell v. Bowers 44 Tenn. 311 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bell v. Cummings 35 Tenn. 275 Action of trover for wrongful coversion/sub-hiring of a hired slave 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bell v. Hanks 55 Ga. 274 1875 0 Slave debt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bell v. McCawley 29 Ga. 355 1859 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bell v. Speight 11 Hum. 451 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Belt v. Marriott 9 Gill 331 1850 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Bennett v. Inv'rs Title Ins. Co. 370 S.C. 561 2006 1 contracts Caselaw Access Project
Bennett v. Kennerly 40 Tenn. 674 Estate administration dispute involving forced sale of slaves and other property 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bennett v. State 1 Swan 411 Slave appeal for conviction of petit larceny 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bennett v. Terrill 20 Ga. 83 1856 0 Fraud Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bennett v. Union Bank 24 Tenn. 612 Action to set aside a deed of trust containing slaves and offer estate for judgement of debts 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bennett v. Williams 46 Ga. 399 1872 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bennett v. Woolfolk 15 Ga. 213 1854 0 Bill for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Benton Rapid Express Inc. v. Johnson 202 Ga. 597 1947 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Benton v. Pope 24 Tenn. 392 Action of trover to recover slave given as a gift 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ben v. State 22 Ala. 9 1853 1 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Berkeley v. State 74 Ga. App. 711 1947 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Berry v. State 10 Ga. 511 1851 0 Larceny Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Berry v. State 51 Ga. App. 442 1935 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bibb v. Smith 59 Tenn. 728 Title dispute to land purchased from proceeds of selling a slave 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bigby v. Powell 25 Ga. 244 1858 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bigelow v. Young 30 Ga. 121 1860 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Billings v. Wichita State Univ. 557 F. Supp. 1348 1983 1 equal pay Caselaw Access Project
Bill v. State 24 Tenn. 155 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to rape a free white woman 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Billy v. State 11 S.C.L. 356 1820 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Bing v. State 23 Ark. App. 19 1987 1 evidence Caselaw Access Project
Birdsong v. Birdsong 39 Tenn. 289 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bivins v. Crawford 26 Ga. 225 1858 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Blackmore v. Blackmore 35 Tenn. 365 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves and land 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Black v. Carrollton Railroad 10 La. Ann. 33 1855 0 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Black v. Duffie 508 S.W.3d 40 2016 1 contracts Caselaw Access Project
Black v. Lewis 30 Ga. 958 1860 0 Claim and levy Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Black v. McBain 32 Ga. 128 1861 0 Promissory Note Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Black v. Planters' Bank 23 Tenn. 367 Appeal of execution being levied on slaves and other property of deceased 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Black v. Thornton 31 Ga. 641 1860 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Black v. Thornton 30 Ga. 361 1860 0 Conversion of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Blair v. Snodgrass 1 Sneed 1 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Blake v. Irwin 3 Ga. 345 1847 1 Marriage and will Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Blanchard v. Taylor 136 Ga. App. 237 1975 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Blanton v. Hall 49 Tenn. 423 Dispute over debts secured by sale of a slave 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Blassingame v. Rose 34 Ga. 418 1866 0 appeal for property debt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bledsoe v. Bledsoe 29 Ga. 385 1859 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Blevins v. Alexander 36 Tenn. 583 Dispute over issuance of an order to keep defendant from carrying away a slave 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Blizzard v. Nosworthy 50 Ga. 514 1874 0 Deed for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Blount v. Boston 351 Md. 360 1998 1 domicile Caselaw Access Project
Blythe v. Speaks 23 Tex. 429 1859 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
BMW of N. Am., Inc. v. Gore 517 U.S. 559 1996 1 remedies Caselaw Access Project
Bob v. State 26 Tenn. 129 Slave appeal for conviction of murder due to faulty indictment 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bob v. State 10 Tenn. 173 1826 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bogard v. Jones 28 Tenn. 739 Action of replevin for slaves 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bolling v. D’Amato 259 Va. 299 2000 1 medical malpractice Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Bond v. Baldwin 9 Ga. 9 1850 0 Property Dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bond v. Connelly 8 Ga. 302 1850 0 Conveyance of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bond v. First National Bank 19 Ga. App. 817 1917 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bonner v. Andrews 30 Ga. 287 1860 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bonner v. Bonner 26 Tenn. 436 Dispute over life estate and remainder interests in slaves 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bonner v. Martin 40 Ga. 501 1869 0 relief action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Booker v. Booker 20 Ga. 786 1856 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Booker v. Booker 24 Tenn. 505 Dispute over construction of a will conveying title to slaves and other property 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Booker v. Booker 20 Ga. 777 1856 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Boon v. Boon 29 Ga. 134 1859 0 promissory note for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Boon v. Lancaster 33 Tenn. 577 Dispute over sale of slaves when they had been freed through a will 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Boon v. State 1 Ga. 631 1846 0 indictment for murder Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Booth's Ex'r v. Commonwealth 130 Ky. 88 1908 1 Kentucky Caselaw Access Project
Booth v. Stamper 10 Ga. 109 1851 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Booth v. Terrell 18 Ga. 570 1855 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Booth v. Terrell 16 Ga. 20 1854 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Booty v. Brazier 22 Ga. 20 1857 0 Recovery for promissory note Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Boring v. Rollins 20 Ga. 623 1856 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Boring v. Williams 17 Ala. 510 1850 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Borman, LLC v. 18718 Borman, LLC 777 F.3d 816 2015 1 debtor/creditor Caselaw Access Project
Bostick v. Elliott 40 Tenn. 507 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bostick v. Hardy 30 Ga. 836 1860 0 action to recover balance due Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bostwick v. Felder 73 Ga. App. 118 1945 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bounds v. Prud'Homme No. 12-15-00177-CV, 2016 WL 1254072, at *4 (Tex. App. Mar. 31, 2016) 2017 1 mineral rights
Bourquin v. Bourquin 110 Ga. 440 1900 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bowdoin v. Kingloff 102 Ga. App. 783 1960 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bowdre v. Jones 34 Ga. 399 1866 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bowen v. Budd 164 Ga. App. 406 1982 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bowers v. Bowers 51 Tenn. 293 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bowling v. Stratton 27 Tenn. 430 Action on the case for non-delivery of a slave by the bailee 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bowman's Ex'rs v. Tucker 22 Tenn. 648 Title dispute to slaves chosen from option left in a will 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bowman v. Long 23 Ga. 242 1857 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Boxly v. McKay 36 Tenn. 286 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Box v. Lanier 112 Tenn. 393 1904 1 dispute over insurance policy proceeds Caselaw Access Project
Boyd v. Glass 34 Ga. 253 1866 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Boyd v. State 47 Tenn. 69 Appeal based on murder statute not applying to a freed slave 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bozeman v. Cox 66 Ga. 67 1880 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bracewell v. Southern Railway Co. 134 Ga. 537 1910 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bracken v. Chaffin 24 Tenn. 575 Dispute over formation of a mortgage on a slave 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bradford v. Caldwell 39 Tenn. 496 Adverse possession of a slave from one who had transferred their life estate interest 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bradford v. C.I.R. 84 T.C.M. (CCH) 337 (T.C. 2002) 2002 1 wills
Bradley v. Lowry 17 S.C. Eq. 1 1842 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Bradley v. Tishomingo Cty. 810 So. 2d 600 2002 1 property Caselaw Access Project
Bradshaw v. Mayfield 18 Tex. 21 1856 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Bragg v. French 37 Tenn. 244 Dispute over title to slaves trusted through a pre-nuptial contract 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bramlet v. Bates 1 Sneed 554 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Branan v. May 17 Ga. 136 1855 0 Obstruction action for injury Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Branson v. Watkins 96 Ga. 54 1895 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Braswell v. Garfield Cotton Oil Mill Co. 7 Ga. App. 167 1909 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brawner v. Bell 30 Ga. 334 1860 0 Equity Action for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brazelton v. Turney 47 Tenn. 267 Action for trespass against a "negro" for stealing rails, evidence not admitted 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brewer v. Connell 11 Hum. 500 Dispute over trust containing slaves and land 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brewton v. Smith 28 Ga. 442 1859 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bridges v. Barbree 127 Ga. 679 1907 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bridges v. Mayor of Griffin 33 Ga. 113 1861 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bridges v. Nicholson 20 Ga. 90 1856 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bridgewater v. Gordon 34 Tenn. 5 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves and land 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bridgewater v. Legatees of Pride 1 Sneed 195 Dispute over whether slaves were freed in a will or whether they were not and should be sold 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Briscoe v. Pool 50 Ga. App. 147 1934 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Britain v. State 22 Tenn. 203 White slaveowner appeal for conviction of lewdness for having his slaves naked in public 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Broadway Apartment Co. v. Barnett 30 Ga. App. 562 1923 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Broadwell by Broadwell v. Holmes 871 S.W.2d 471 1994 1 personal injury, parental immunity Caselaw Access Project
Brockett v. American Slicing Machine Co. 18 Ga. App. 670 1916 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brock v. Garrett 16 Ga. 487 1854 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brock v. Wedincamp 253 Ga. App. 275 2002 1 wrongful death Caselaw Access Project
Brookin v. Brookin 34 Ga. 42 1864 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brookman v. Rennolds 148 Ga. 721 1919 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brookshire Bros. v. Aldridge 438 S.W.3d 9 2014 1 premises liability; spoliation Caselaw Access Project
Brooks v. Ashburn 9 Ga. 297 1851 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brooks v. Caughran 40 Tenn. 464 Divorce proceedings involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brooks v. Cook 20 Ga. 87 1856 0 Action for value of a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brooks v. Mitchell 163 Md. 1 1932 1 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Brooks v. Smith 21 Ga. 261 1857 0 Liable for work slave death Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brooks v. Southern Clays, Inc. 220 Ga. 152 1964 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brooks v. State 55 Ga. App. 227 1937 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown Bros. Harriman Trust Co. v. Benson 202 N.C. App. 283 2010 1 wills Caselaw Access Project
Brown's adm'rs v. Brown's adm'rs 25 Tenn. 127 Dispute over slaves as marital property after the wife dies 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Allen 40 Tenn. 429 Action of replevin to recover a slave from a levy of execution 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Bennett 55 Ga. 189 1875 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Bibb 42 Tenn. 434 Adverse possession of slaves who were owned by widow after her husband died but did not have a will 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Brown 192 Ga. 852 1941 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Brown 18 Tenn. 84 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves and other property 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Brown 97 Ga. 531 1895 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Burrus 8 Mo. 26 1843 0 Missouri Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Cannon 40 Tenn. 354 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Carmichael 149 Ga. 548 1919 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Crawford 9 Hum. 164 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Dortch 59 Tenn. 740 Estate administration involving slaves 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Greer 40 Tenn. 695 Dispute over taxation for ownership value of slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Harris 20 Ga. 403 1856 0 note for hire of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. McCrary 30 Ga. 878 1860 0 claim for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Porter 7 Hum. 373 Estate administrators bill to enjoin the sale of slaves seized by constable from the estate 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Ricks 30 Ga. 777 1860 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Savannah Electric & Power Co. 46 Ga. App. 393 1932 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Seal 179 S.W.3d 481 2005 1 adverse possession Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. State 125 Ga. App. 300 1972 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. State 118 Ga. App. 617 1968 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. State 35 Ga. 232 1866 0 Simple larceny Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. State 51 Ga. 502 1874 0 evidence newly discovered Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Strickland 28 Ga. 387 1859 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Weaver 28 Ga. 377 1859 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Welcker 41 Tenn. 197 Action for assumpsit for portion of sale price of a slave 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brown v. Wright 39 Ga. 96 1869 0 Contract dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brown-Wright Hotel Supply Corp. v. Bagen 112 Ga. App. 300 1965 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Brunson v. Brunson 19 Tenn. 630 Dispute over advancements to a widow of slaves for her dower 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Brunson v. Martin 17 Ark. 270 1856 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Bruton v. Wooten 15 Ga. 570 1854 0 Equity action for slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryant v. Rushing 121 Ga. App. 430 1970 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Bryan 139 Ga. 51 1912 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Doolittle 38 Ga. 255 1868 0 Slave debt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Duncan 11 Ga. 67 1852 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Hickson 40 Ga. 405 1869 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Martin 24 Tenn. 565 Action to enjoin execution on slaves in an estate to satisfy decedent's debts 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Rooks 25 Ga. 622 1858 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. State 44 Ga. 328 1871 0 Indictment for unlawfully employing a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Walton 33 Ga. Supp. 11 1864 0 Contract dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Walton 14 Ga. 185 1853 0 Property dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryan v. Watson 20 Ga. 480 1856 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bryson v. State 27 Ga. App. 230 1921 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Buchanan v. Matlock 27 Tenn. 390 Action to claim slaves and other property from estate whose will had been destroyed 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Buckles v. Kennedy Coal Corp. 134 Va. 1 1922 1 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Bufford v. Holliman 10 Tex. 560 1853 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Bugg v. Franklin 36 Tenn. 129 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bullard v. Farrar 33 Ga. 620 1863 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bullitt, Miller & Co. v. Taylor & Richardson 34 Miss. 708 1858 1 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Bulloch v. Smith 15 Ga. 395 1854 0 Contract dispute over slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bull v. Read 54 Va. 78 1855 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Bumpas v. Dotson 26 Tenn. 310 Action to be released from purchase of slaves due to fraudulence in the conveyance 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bunn v. Bunn 22 Ga. 472 1857 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Buntyne v. Stone 19 Ga. 78 1855 0 Possessory Warrant Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Burch v. Burch 23 Ga. 536 1857 0 Testament and Will Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Burge v. State 133 Ga. 431 1909 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Burgner v. Burgner 58 Tenn. 729 Concerns power of court to sell estate in cases other than involvency, county code includes authority to sell slaves 1872 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burke v. Clarke 2 Swan 310 Action in debt for the price of a slave sold in violation of warranty of soundness; vendor is an invalid witness 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burkhart v. Miranda 2013 Guam 2, P 23 (Guam Feb. 28, 2013) 2013 2 deeds/property
Burney v. Ball 24 Ga. 505 1858 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Burns v. Hill 19 Ga. 22 1855 0 Fraud case Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Burns v. Parks 53 Ga. 61 1874 0 Slave debt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Burroughs v. McNeill 22 N.C. 297 1839 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Burrough v. Brooks 40 Tenn. 392 Dispute over attachment levied on a slave 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burrow v. Ragland 25 Tenn. 481 Dispute over property division of slaveowner who died intestate 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burton v. Black 32 Ga. 53 1861 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Burts v. Duncan 36 Ga. 575 1867 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Burts v. Evans 48 Tenn. 420 Dispute over instrument of sale for a slave 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Burt v. Bobo 36 Tenn. 234 Action of replevin for a slave seized under an execution of debts 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Bush v. Rogan 65 Ga. 320 1880 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Bustamante v. Valenzuela 715 F. Supp. 2d 960 2010 1 two crimes based on one act Caselaw Access Project
Butler v. Boyles 29 Tenn. 155 Bill to set aside arbitrator decision and obtain a decree for slaves 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project