Short Name ▲ Citation Summary Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction Link
Butler v. Haskell 4 S.C. Eq. 651 1816 0 South Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Butler v. Livingston 15 Ga. 565 1854 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Butler v. Rutledge 42 Tenn. 4 Dispute over sale of/title to a slave named Will 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Buttersworth v. State 200 Ga. 13 1945 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Butt v. State 33 Ga. Supp. 56 1864 0 Indictment for adultery Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Byram v. McGuire 40 Tenn. 530 Action for trover/negligence for slave actions in death of plaintiff's jack (horse?) 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Byrd v. Byrd 44 Ga. 258 1871 0 Conveyance Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Byrd v. Riggs 213 Ga. 593 1957 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Byrne v. Schneider 808 S.W.2d 936 1991 1 contracts Caselaw Access Project
Cain & Horn v. Kelly 23 Tenn. 472 Action for trover for conversion of a runaway slave put to work by converter 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cain v. Busby 30 Ga. 714 1860 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cain v. State 18 Tex. 387 1857 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Caldwell v. Brown 80 Ga. App. 858 1950 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Caldwell v. Gregory 120 Ga. App. 536 1969 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Caldwell v. Harris 23 Tenn. 24 Action to recover proceeds from hire of a slaves 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Calhoun v. Stokes 26 Ga. 325 1858 0 Contract dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Calloway v. Rossman 150 Ga. App. 381 1979 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Calvin v. State 25 Tex. 789 1860 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Cameron v. Ottinger 38 Tenn. 27 Action of assumpsit upon verbal warranty of soundness for a slave that turned out to be dead 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Campbell & Jones v. Murray 62 Ga. 86 1878 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Campbell v. Atlanta Coach Co. 58 Ga. App. 824 1938 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Campbell v. Boulton 62 Tenn. 354 Appeal issue on a case involving a will with a slave 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Campbell v. Fields 41 Tenn. 416 Action by wife (feme covert) to retrieve slaves from her husband's ownership 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Campbell v. Miller 38 Ga. 304 1868 0 promissory note for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Camp v. Moseley 2 Fla. 171 1848 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Cannon v. Phillips 2 Sneed 185 Dispute over inclusion of negroes in a civil action for oral libel asserting civil rights 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cantrell v. Adderholt 28 Ga. 239 1859 0 Trespass Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cantrell v. Henry 696 S.W.2d 12 1985 1 inheritance Caselaw Access Project
Cantrell v. State 266 Ga. 700 1996 1 Crim. pro. Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Caperton v. Huddleston 26 Tenn. 452 Dispute between joint owners of slaves on which debts were secured over title to slaves 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Capital Res., LLC v. Chelda, Inc. 223 N.C. App. 227 2012 1 civ pro Caselaw Access Project
Caplinger v. Stokes 19 Tenn. 175 Dispute over guardian using ward funds from hire of slaves to benefit himself 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Caplinger v. Sullivan 21 Tenn. 548 Action of detinue to recover title to slaves claimed through vested remainder 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Caplinger v. Vaden 24 Tenn. 629 Action for breach of warranty of title in sale of slaves 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Caraway v. Smith 28 Ga. 541 1859 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carey v. State 26 Tenn. 499 White man appeal for conviction of "negroestealing" 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Carlton v. Price 10 Ga. 495 1851 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carmichael v. Walters 33 Ga. 316 1862 0 Slave contact dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carnahan v. Wood 2 Swan 500 Action for replevin for a slave seized on an execution 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Carnes v. Apperson & Co. 2 Sneed 562 Action to enjoin sale of a slave to which title is disputed 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Carpenter v. State 26 Ga. 622 1859 0 Receiving property without the owners permission Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carroll v. Carroll 20 Tex. 731 1858 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Carroll v. Carroll 25 Ga. 260 1858 0 Wife Restrains husband from selling certain slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carroll v. Craig 214 Ga. 257 1958 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carr v. International Refining & Manufacturing Co. 13 So. 3d 947 2009 1 torts Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Carr v. Int'l Ref. & Mfg. Co. 13 So. 3d 947, 962 n.8 (Ala. 2009), subsequent mandamus proceeding sub nom. Ex Parte Int'l Ref. & Mfg. Co., 153 So. 3d 774 (Ala. 2014) 2009 1 Torts Caselaw Access Project
Carswell v. Ware 30 Ga. 267 1860 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carter v. Bennett 6 Fla. 214 1855 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Carter v. Buchanan 9 Ga. 539 1851 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carter v. Buchannon 3 Ga. 513 1847 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carter v. McMichael 20 Ga. 96 1856 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carter v. Rolland 11 Hum. 333 Dispute over use of trust funds to purchase a slave 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Carter v. State 35 Ga. 263 1866 0 Assault with intent to commit rape Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Carter v. Turbeville 90 Ga. App. 367 1954 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cartledge v. Cutliff 29 Ga. 758 1860 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cartmell & Exum v. McClaren 59 Tenn. 41 Execution for debts levied upon a slave 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Caruthers v. Corbin 38 Ga. 75 1868 1 Emancipation of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Case of Gray 28 Tenn. 513 Legal question of court discretion to permit or deny free people of color to live in Tennessee counties 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cash v. State 29 Tenn. 111 Appeal for conviction of larceny in stealing a runaway slave 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cassady v. Martin 220 Va. 1093 1980 1 wrongful death Caselaw Access Project
Cathey v. Cathey 28 Tenn. 470 Dispute over construction of a will mentioning value of a slave 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cauthern v. Gresham Lumber Co. 57 Ga. App. 497 1938 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cawthon v. Coppedge 1 Swan 487 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cecil v. Harrington 18 Md. 510 1862 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Central of Georgia Railway Co. v. Barnes 46 Ga. App. 158 1932 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Central of Georgia Railway Co. v. McGuire 10 Ga. App. 483 1912 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Central Railroad & Banking Co. v. Ryles 84 Ga. 420 1890 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Chain Elec. Co. v. Nat'l Fire Ins. Co. of Hartford No. CIV.A.2:03CV368KSMTP, 2006 WL 2973044, at *4 (S.D. Miss. Oct. 16, 2006) 2006 1 contracts
Chambliss v. Atchison 2 La. Ann. 488 1847 1 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Champagne v. Champagne 125 La. 408 1990 1 wills/trusts Caselaw Access Project
Chaney v. Dags Branch Coal Co. No. 2005-CA-001857-WC, 2007 WL 80915, at *4 (Ky. Ct. App. Jan. 12, 2007) 2007 1 Crim. pro.
Chapman v. Cassels Co. 180 Ga. 349 1935 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Chapman v. Gray 8 Ga. 337 1850 0 Revoke probate will Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Chappell v. Causey 11 Ga. 25 1852 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Charles Bros. v. State 42 Tenn. 201 Appeal for conviction of horse stealing 1865 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Charleston & Western Carolina Railroad v. Brown 13 Ga. App. 744 1913 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Charles v. State 3 Port. 440 1836 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Charles v. State 4 Port. 107 1836 0 Alabama Caselaw Access Project
Charlotte, Columbia & Augusta Railroad v. Gow 59 Ga. 685 1877 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Chase v. Lockerman 11 G. & J. 185 1840 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Cheaires v. Alderson 26 Tenn. 273 Debtor action to have execution levied on slaves and other property quashed 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cheatham v. Palmer 191 Ga. 617 1941 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cheatham v. Riddle 8 Tex. 162 1852 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Cheatham v. State 57 Ga. App. 858 1938 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cheek v. State 41 Tenn. 172 Dispute over purchase of a slave using counterfeit money 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cheek v. Wheatley 35 Tenn. 484 Action of trover for wrongful conversion of a slave conveyed through will 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cheek v. Wheatly 11 Hum. 556 Action of trover for conversion of a slave 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cheever v. Brown & Brown 30 Ga. 904 1860 0 recovery for business transaction Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cherry v. Clements 29 Tenn. 552 Dispute over trust/sale of several slaves 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cherry v. Jones 41 Ga. 579 1871 0 Breach of Contract Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Chester Baptist Church v. Dominion Bank 10 Va. Cir. 337 1987 1 conversion Caselaw Access Project
Chester v. Greer 24 Tenn. 26 Estate administration dispute involving widow's title to slaves for her dower 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Chevallier v. Wilson 1 Tex. 161 1846 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Childers v. Childers 21 Ga. 377 1857 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Chipman v. Barron 2 Ga. 220 1847 0 promissory note Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Chisholm v. Lee 53 Ga. 611 1875 0 Will and executor Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Choice v. Marshall 1 Ga. 97 1846 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Choice v. State 31 Ga. 424 1860 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Christiansen v. Campbell 285 S.C. 164 1985 1 dram shop/wrongful death Caselaw Access Project
Chunn v. Chunn 19 Tenn. 131 Divorce dispute involving title to slaves and other property 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Churchill & Thibaut, Inc. v. Thibaut No. CIV.A. 86-4225, 1987 WL 18157, at *6 (E.D. La. Sept. 28, 1987) 1987 1 corporate liability
Churchill v. Corker 25 Ga. 479 1858 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Churchill v. Wells 47 Tenn. 364 Fraudulent conveyance of a slave to avoid creditors collecting on debt secured by the slave 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cicely v. State 21 Miss. 202 1849 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Citizens & Southern Bank v. Taggart 164 Ga. 351 1927 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
City Council v. Radcliffe 66 Ga. 469 1881 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
City of Atlanta v. Blackman Health Resort Inc. 153 Ga. 499 1922 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
City of Galveston v. Barbour 62 Tex. 172 1884 1 Texas Caselaw Access Project
CK Regalia, LLC v. Thornton 159 So. 3d 358 2015 1 charging liens (atty fees) Caselaw Access Project
Clark Sand Co. v. Kelly 60 So. 3d 149 2011 1 civ pro Caselaw Access Project
Clark v. Beall 39 Ga. 533 1869 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clark v. Bridges 163 Ga. 542 1927 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clark v. Clark 39 Tenn. 336 Estate administration dispute due to marriage/separate property dispute involving slaves 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Clark v. Jetton 37 Tenn. 229 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Clark v. Way & Taylor 33 Ga. Supp. 149 1864 0 Deed for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clary’s Administrators v. Clary 24 N.C. 78 1841 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Clayton v. Akin 38 Ga. 320 1868 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clayton v. Brown 30 Ga. 490 1860 0 Action for a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clayton v. Brown 17 Ga. 217 1855 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clayton v. Thompson 13 Ga. 206 1853 0 Trover action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clayton v. Tucker 20 Ga. 452 1856 0 Will and Executor Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clay v. East, Tennessee & Virginia Railroad 53 Tenn. 421 Wage dispute over railroad hire of two slaves 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cleghorn v. Love 24 Ga. 590 1858 0 Breach of Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cleland v. Low 32 Ga. 458 1861 0 Contract dispute over slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cleland v. Waters 16 Ga. 496 1854 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clements & Miller v. Little 28 Ga. 491 1859 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clements v. Glass 23 Ga. 395 1857 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clements v. Jones 166 Ga. 738 1928 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clements v. Maloney 17 Ga. 289 1855 0 Slave contact dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clement v. R. L. Burns Corp. 373 So. 2d 790 1979 1 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Clevenger v. Clevenger 48 Tenn. 104 Dispute over chancery estate sale involving slaves 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Click v. Click 48 Tenn. 607 Estate administration involving slaves 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cliett v. State 46 Ga. App. 315 1933 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clifford v. State 10 Ga. 422 1851 0 Larceny, Stealing a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clifton v. Holton 27 Ga. 321 1859 0 Inheritance of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Clopton v. Norris 28 Ga. 188 1859 0 Falsely warranting slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cloud v. Bagwell 83 Ga. App. 769 1951 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Coaling Coal & Coke Co. v. Howard 130 Ga. 807 1908 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Coalter’s ex’or v. Bryan 1 Gratt. 18 1844 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Cobb Exchange Bank v. Byrd 108 Ga. App. 825 1964 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cobb v. Battle 34 Ga. 458 1866 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cobb v. O'Neal 34 Tenn. 438 Action on the case to recover damages for unsoundness of a slave 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cobb v. State 219 Ga. 388 1963 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cobb v. State 27 Ga. 648 1859 0 indictment for murder Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cobb, Welsh & Co. v. Johnson 2 Sneed 73 Action of trover to recover damages for conversion and loss of a slave 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Coca-Cola Co. v. Harmar Bottling Co. 218 S.W.3d 671 2006 1 restraint of trade Caselaw Access Project
Cochreham v. Kirkpatrick 48 Tenn. 327 Dispute over manumission of a slave through will 1870 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cocke v. Trotter 18 Tenn. 213 Dispute over validity of bill of sale for a slave 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cody v. State 100 Ga. 105 1897 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Coffee v. Neely 49 Tenn. 304 Dispute over judgement to be paid, question of liability for value of slave left open 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cohen v. Parish 105 Ga. 339 1898 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Coldwell Co. v. Cowart 138 Ga. 233 1912 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Coleman v. Davies 45 Ga. 489 1872 0 Promissory note for slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Coleman v. Pinkard 21 Tenn. 185 Dispute over right to slave conveyed by will by creditors of decedent 1840 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Coles v. Anderson 8 Hum. 489 Dispute over judgement rendered against slaves and land 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Coles v. County of Madison 1 Ill. 154 1826 0 Illinois Caselaw Access Project
Cole v. Cole 37 Tenn. 57 Action to rescind a marriage (and any slave/property conveyances thereof) due to wife being of unsound mind to enter a marriage contract 1857 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Collier v. Lyons 18 Ga. 648 1855 0 Recovery for value of a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Collier v. State 154 Ga. 68 1922 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. Barksdale 23 Ga. 602 1857 0 Private Property dispute Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. Collins 44 Ga. 128 1871 0 Contract issue to recover damages Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. Hutchins 21 Ga. 270 1857 0 Recovery of value lost for a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. Lester 16 Ga. 410 1854 0 Action brought to recover value of slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. Mitchell 5 Fla. 364 1853 0 Florida Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. State 229 Ga. App. 658 1997 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Collins v. Turner 9 Ga. 112 1850 0 recovery for slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Collomb v. Taylor 9 Hum. 689 Action of trespsass to recover the value of slave stolen and claimed under the laws on Louisiana 1849 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Colquitt & Baggs v. Tarver 45 Ga. 631 1872 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Comas v. Reddish 35 Ga. 236 1866 0 Contract dispute over slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Commercial Credit Corp. v. Citizens & Southern National Bank 68 Ga. App. 393 1942 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Commercial Painting Co., Inc. v. The Weitz Co., LLC No. W201301989COAR3CV, 2016 WL 3519015, at *10 (Tenn. Ct. App. June 20, 2016) 2016 2 negligent misrepresentation
Commissioners of Homochitto River v. Withers 29 Miss. 21 1855 0 Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Commonwealth v. Rivera 18 Va. App. 103 1994 2 challenge to 'habitual offender' ordinance Caselaw Access Project
Commonwealth v. Turner 5 Rand. 678 1827 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Cone v. Davis 66 Ga. App. 229 1941 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cone v. Force 31 Ga. 328 1860 0 Freedom Suit Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Conkey v. Tonkens No. 13-06-00347-CV, 2007 WL 2417415, at *4 (Tex. App. Aug. 28, 2007) 2007 1 inheritance
Connell v. Furgason 45 Tenn. 401 Executor liable for loss plus interest for conversion of slaves to be delivered for his own purposes 1868 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Connell v. Vaughn 40 Ga. 154 1869 0 Relief agency Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Conner v. Crunk 39 Tenn. 246 Action for deceit and breach of warranty of soundness for sale of a slave and her son 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Conner v. State 25 Ga. 515 1858 0 Indictment for stealing a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Conyers v. Bowen 31 Ga. 382 1860 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cook v. Flanders 164 Ga. 279 1927 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cook v. Huff 274 Ga. 186 2001 1 wills Caselaw Access Project
Cook v. State 49 Ga. App. 86 1934 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cook v. State 56 Ga. App. 375 1937 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cook v. State 26 Ga. 593 1858 0 Indictment for harboring slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cook v. Walker 30 Ga. 519 1860 0 Seizure of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cook v. Weaver 12 Ga. 47 1852 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cooley v. State 152 Ga. 469 1922 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cooley v. Steele 39 Tenn. 605 Feme covert action for share of slaves from husband beqeathed to her by her father 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cooley v. Weeks 18 Tenn. 141 Dispute over execution/right to redeem upon a slave 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cooper v. Blakey 10 Ga. 263 1851 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cooper v. Littleton 197 Ga. 381 1944 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cooper v. Mayor of Savannah 4 Ga. 68 1848 0 Municipal regulation Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cooper v. Mullins 30 Ga. 146 1860 0 recovery for injury caused on railroad Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cooper v. State 67 Tenn. 324 A master cannot beat a negro hired to him without the negro's father's consent 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cooper v. State 180 Ga. App. 37 1986 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cooper v. Summers 1 Sneed 453 Inquisition of lunacy for old lady who owns slaves 1853 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Copeland v. Bennet 18 Tenn. 355 Dispute over whether conveyance of a slave was a mortgage or an absolute sale 1837 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project