Short Name ▲ Citation Summary Year Distance from slave case(s) Law Type Jurisdiction Link
Coppedge v. Threadgill 35 Tenn. 577 Wife seeking to have an assignment of slaves made separate for her individual use apart from her husband 1856 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Corbin v. State 585 So. 2d 713 1991 2 crime Mississippi Caselaw Access Project
Corey Greene v. Yaseen Titi d/b/a Crush Night Club M2008-02788-COA-R3-CV (Tenn. Ct. App. 2010) 2010 2 negligence, indemnification provision TN Caselaw Access Project
Cornett v. Fain 33 Ga. 219 1862 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Corn v. Brazelton 32 Tenn. 273 Action of replevin for two slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cottle v. Dodson 25 Ga. 633 1858 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Couch v. Jones 49 N.C. 402 1857 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
County School Board v. Town of Herndon 194 Va. 810 1953 1 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Courtney v. Hall-Edwards 134 So. 3d 543 2014 1 charging liens (atty fees) Caselaw Access Project
Cowan v. Anderson 47 Tenn. 284 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Coward v. Thompson 44 Tenn. 442 The loss falls on the hirer of a slave in which period slavery is abolished 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cox v. Hodge 1 Swan 371 Action for trover for conversion of a slave 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cox v. Rutledge 18 Ga. 294 1855 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cox v. State 32 Ga. 515 1861 0 action for murder of a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cox v. Zucker 214 Ga. 44 1958 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Coyle v. Campbell 10 Ga. 570 1851 0 Slave debt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Craddock v. Cabiness 1 Swan 474 Action to set aside two conveyances of slaves 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Craft v. Jackson 4 Ga. 360 1848 0 Contract dispute over slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cravy v. Rawlins 8 Ga. 450 1850 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Crawford v. Brady 35 Ga. 184 1866 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Crawford v. Cantrell 40 Ga. 284 1869 0 Slave debt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Crawford v. Cato 22 Ga. 594 1857 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Crawford v. Ross 39 Ga. 44 1869 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Creager v. State 952 S.W.2d 852 1997 1 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Creditors of Spicer v. Spicer 21 Ga. 200 1857 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Creed v. White 11 Hum. 549 Action of trover for conversion of a slave 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Creswell v. State 61 Ga. App. 828 1940 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Crews v. Roberson 62 Ga. App. 855 1940 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Crippen v. Bearden 24 Tenn. 129 Action by widow and children of decedent against administrator for failure to properly collect debts due to the estate including on a slave 1844 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Crippen v. Crippen 38 Tenn. 128 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves to pay outstanding debts 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Crisp v. Miller 52 Tenn. 697 Slave sold while pledged to secure a debt 1871 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Crittenden v. Posey 38 Tenn. 311 Action to recover slaves from purchaser by reversioner 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Croft v. State 25 Tenn. 317 White man appeal for conviction of stealing a slave 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Crook v. Garrett 20 Ga. 664 1856 0 Recission of Contract Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cross v. Bloomer 65 Tenn. 74 Error in estate administration involving a slave 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Cross v. Carstens 49 Ohio St. 548 1892 1 Ohio Caselaw Access Project
Cross v. Payne 31 Ga. 342 1860 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Croxton v. Barrow 57 Ga. App. 1 1937 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cruse v. McKee 39 Tenn. 1 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Crutcher v. Crutcher 11 Hum. 377 Will construction involving title to slaves 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Crutchfield v. Danilly 16 Ga. 432 1854 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cruzan ex rel. Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health 497 U.S. 261 1990 1 United States Caselaw Access Project
Culver v. Boozer No. CIV.A. CCB-02-3071, 2002 WL 32325678, at *3 n.3 (D. Md. Nov. 18, 2002) 2002 1 contracts
Cummins v. Boston & Gunby 25 Ga. 277 1858 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cunningham v. Feinberg 441 Md. 310 2015 1 contracts Caselaw Access Project
Cunningham v. Wood 23 Tenn. 417 Action to restrain the sale of a slave by the sheriff who executed a judgement on the slave 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Curd v. Bonner 44 Tenn. 632 Estate administration dispute involving sale of slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Curry v. Curry 30 Ga. 253 1860 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Curry v. Gaulden 17 Ga. 72 1855 0 Bond Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Cuzzourt v. Popham 58 Ga. App. 758 1938 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dabbs v. Rome Railway & Light Co. 8 Ga. App. 350 1910 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dacy v. Gay 16 Ga. 203 1854 0 Action brought for harboring slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dacy v. State 17 Ga. 439 1855 0 Indictment for receiving material from slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dallas Farm Machinery Co. v. Reaves 158 Tex. 1 1957 1 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Daniel v. McClelland 26 Tenn. 298 Action for breach of warranties in sale of slaves 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Daniel v. Veal 32 Ga. 589 1861 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Darcars Motors of Silver Spring, Inc. v. Borzym 150 Md. App. 18 2003 1 torts Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Darden v. Hatcher 41 Tenn. 513 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves and debts 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Darden v. Orgain 45 Tenn. 211 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Davison-Paxon Co. v. Archer 91 Ga. App. 131 1954 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. Bagley 40 Ga. 181 1869 0 claim and levy Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. Bawcum 57 Tenn. 406 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1873 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. Crafton No. 2012-CA-000039-MR, 2012 WL 6214310, at *2 (Ky. Ct. App. Dec. 14, 2012) 2012 1 wills and trusts
Davis v. Davis 30 Ga. 296 1860 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. Irwin 8 Ga. 153 1850 0 Surplus of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. Menefee 34 Ga. App. 813 1926 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. Moody 15 Ga. 175 1854 0 Conveyance of slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. Smith 30 Ga. 263 1860 0 Equity Action, conveyance of property Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Davis v. State No. 10-07-00369-CV, 2008 WL 4306233, at *1 (Tex. App. Sept. 17, 2008) 2008 1 forfeiture
Dawson v. Callaway 18 Ga. 573 1855 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dawson v. Callaway 31 Ga. 47 1860 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dawson v. Keitt 232 Ga. 10 1974 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Deadrick v. Armour 10 Hum. 588 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dean v. Dean 8 Va. App. 143 1989 1 divorce Caselaw Access Project
Dean v. Traylor 8 Ga. 169 1850 0 Breach of warranty Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dearin v. Fitzpatrick 19 Tenn. 551 Dispute over right to property in estate that had been sold and subsequent conveyance of a slave accordingly 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
DeBerry v. Hurt 66 Tenn. 390 Emancipation by will disputed 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
De Blane v. Hugh Lynch & Co. 23 Tex. 25 1859 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Decherd v. Blanton 35 Tenn. 373 Dispute over partnership debt secured in slaves 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Deck v. Shields 195 Ga. 697 1943 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Deer v. Devin 20 Tenn. 66 Dispute over title to slave conveyed through parol gift in Virginia 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
DeGraffenreid v. Green 41 Tenn. 109 Dispute over title to slaves placed in a trust 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Delony v. Fort 45 Ga. 122 1872 0 Slave debt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dement v. Scott 39 Tenn. 367 Action to recover value of slave who died while hired out 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Den ex dem. Ferebee v. Procter 19 N.C. 439 1837 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Dennis v. Anderson 12 Va. 289 1808 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Dennis v. Dennis 15 Md. 73 1860 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Dennis v. State 5 Ark. 230 1843 0 Arkansas Caselaw Access Project
Denson v. McLeroy 31 Ga. 536 1860 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Denson v. Patton 19 Ga. 577 1856 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Derr v. Swarek 766 F.3d 430 2014 1 privity Caselaw Access Project
De Sobry v. de Laistre 2 H. & J. 191 1806 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Desverges v. Desverges 31 Ga. 753 1861 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Deutsche Bank Trust Co. Americas v. Dudek 19 So. 3d 20 2009 1 notarial acts Caselaw Access Project
Dibrell v. Williams 43 Tenn. 528 Dispute over forced debt sale of slaves 1866 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dickens v. State 30 Ga. 383 1860 0 Misdemeanor Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dicken v. Johnson 7 Ga. 484 1849 0 Equity Actions Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dickinson v. Cruise 38 Tenn. 258 Dispute over payment for hired slave who died before performing any work 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dickinson v. Jones 36 Ga. 97 1867 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dickinson v. Solomons 26 Ga. 684 1859 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dick v. Pitchford 21 N.C. 480 1837 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Dillard v. Dillard 22 Tenn. 41 Action to recover a slave sold to satisfy a judgement 1842 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dill v. McGehee 34 Ga. 438 1866 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dinkins v. Moore 17 Ga. 62 1855 0 Action of trover Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dixon v. Bristol Savings Bank 102 Ga. 461 1897 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
D.K.L. by K.L. v. H.P.M. 763 S.W.2d 212 1988 1 evidence Caselaw Access Project
Dobbs v. First National Bank 65 Ga. App. 796 1941 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dodge v. Brittain 19 Tenn. 84 Dispute over malicious prosecution of a woman for receiving stolen goods from her slave 1838 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Doe ex dem. Sheftall v. Roe 30 Ga. 453 1860 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Doe v. Roe 30 Ga. 961 1860 0 ejectment attempt Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Donovan v. Kirchner 100 Md. App. 409 1994 1 contracts Caselaw Access Project
Doran v. Brazelton 2 Swan 149 Dispute over whether slaves have to sue by their next friend who is white for their freedom 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dorman v. Arnold 932 S.W.2d 225 1996 1 gifts Caselaw Access Project
Dorsett v. Frith 25 Ga. 537 1858 0 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dorsett v. Frith 21 Ga. 245 1857 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dorsey v. Simmons 49 Ga. 245 1873 0 Equity Action for slaves Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Doss v. Birks 11 Hum. 431 Action for slanderous words spoken by a witness at a slave trial for insolence 1850 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dougherty v. Curle 21 Tenn. 453 Dispute over parol sale of slave occuring in Alabama but title contested in Tennessee 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dougherty v. Rubenstein App. 269 172 Md. App. 269 2007 1 will contest Caselaw Access Project
Doughty v. Futch 219 Ga. 677 1964 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Douglass v. Cross 46 Tenn. 416 Action for assumpsit for sale of slave boy 1869 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Douglass v. Harrison 2 Sneed 382 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1854 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Douglas v. Morford 16 Tenn. 373 Action of trover to recover a slave due to invalid bill of sale 1835 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Douglas v. Newell 719 P.2d 971, 978 n.5, and 981 n.7 (Wyo. 1986) 1986 1 will contest Caselaw Access Project
Douglas v. Newell 719 P.2d 971 1986 1 will contest Wyoming Caselaw Access Project
Dowdy v. McLellan 52 Ga. 408 1874 0 Contract dispute over slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dowell v. Bailey 18 Tenn. 489 Action of trover to recover the value of a slave who was not re-delivered 1837 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dowling v. Doyle 149 Ga. 727 1920 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Downing v. Johnson 45 Tenn. 229 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Downs v. Brandon 49 Ga. App. 198 1934 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Doyal v. Smith 28 Ga. 262 1859 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Doyal v. Smith 31 Ga. 198 1860 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Drake v. Bayliss 20 Tenn. 174 Action to recover possession of a slave improperly conveyed by adminstator 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Drake v. State 248 Ga. 891 1982 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Drake v. State 239 Ga. 232 1977 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Drane v. Beall 21 Ga. 21 1857 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Draper v. Joiner 28 Tenn. 612 Dispute over sale of slaves of an estate by a guardian 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Drumright v. Philpot 16 Ga. 424 1854 0 Breach of warranty Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Drumright v. State 29 Ga. 430 1859 0 indicted for carry a slave out of the country without consent of owner Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Duckworth v. Overton 1 Swan 381 Action for trover for slave loaned and not returned 1852 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dukes v. Nelson 27 Ga. 457 1859 0 Breach of warranty Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dumas v. Neal 51 Ga. 563 1874 0 Executor of trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dumas v. Pepper 43 Ga. 361 1871 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dumas v. Robinson 40 Ga. 349 1869 0 Construction of will Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dunbar v. McFall 28 Tenn. 505 Action of replevin for slaves 1848 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Duncan v. Bryan 11 Ga. 63 1852 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Duncan v. Magette 25 Tex. 245 1860 0 Texas Caselaw Access Project
Duncan v. Philips 40 Tenn. 415 Estate administration dispute, whether widow's inheritance terminated upon new marriage 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Duncan v. State 26 Tenn. 148 White ship captain appeal for conviction of unlawfully carrying slaves away from their masters 1846 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Duncan v. Taylor 33 Ga. 312 1862 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Duncan v. Webb 7 Ga. 187 1849 0 Levy and claim Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dunnaway v. State 17 Tenn. 350 White man appeal for conviction of keeping a disorderly common house where he would allow a large group of slaves to drink 1836 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Dunn v. Bryan 38 Ga. 154 1868 0 Equity action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dunn v. State 15 Ga. 419 1854 0 Indictment for trading with a slave Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Durham v. Taylor 29 Ga. 166 1859 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Dye v. Wall 6 Ga. 584 1849 0 Contract of warranty Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Eagan v. Conway 115 Ga. 130 1902 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Eastman v. McAlpin 1 Ga. 157 1846 0 Bill of equity Georgia Caselaw Access Project
East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad v. John 37 Tenn. 524 Action to recover damages for slave boy killed by a train 1858 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Eatherly v. Eatherly 41 Tenn. 461 Estate Administration Dispute involving title to slaves 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Eaton v. Breathett 27 Tenn. 534 Attachment bill for forced sale of slaves to satisfy the debt 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Eaton Yale & Towne, Inc. v. Strickland 228 Ga. 430 1971 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Eaves v. Gillespie 1 Swan 128 Dispute over parol gift of slaves 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Echols v. Barrett 6 Ga. 443 1849 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Echols v. State 153 Ga. 857 1922 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Ector v. State 120 Ga. 543 1904 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Edelin v. Sanders 8 Md. 118 1855 0 Maryland Caselaw Access Project
Edens v. Williams’s Executor 7 N.C. 27 1819 0 North Carolina Caselaw Access Project
Edmonds' Ex'rs v. Goodwyn 28 Ga. 38 1859 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Edwards v. Milledgeville Water Co. 116 Ga. 201 1902 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Edwards v. State 736 So. 2d 475 1999 1 crim pro Caselaw Access Project
Edwards v. Van De Rostyne 245 S.W.3d 797 2008 1 in forma pauperis Caselaw Access Project
Ekman v. Vallery 169 So. 521 1936 1 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Ekman v. Vallery 185 La. 488 1936 1 Louisiana Caselaw Access Project
Ekman v. Vallery 185 La. 488, 169 So. 521 (La.1936) 1936 1
Elam v. Moorefield 33 Ga. 167 1862 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Elam v. Rawson 21 Ga. 139 1857 0 levy action Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Elder v. Ogletree 36 Ga. 64 1867 0 Will and Testament Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Elias v. Smith 25 Tenn. 33 Free black man action to enjoin executions levied on his wife and son to collect on his debts 1845 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Elijah v. State 21 Tenn. 455 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to commit murder in the first degree 1841 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Elijah v. State 20 Tenn. 102 Slave appeal for conviction of assault with intent to commit murder in the first degree 1839 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ellick v. State 1 Swan 325 Slave appeal for conviction of rape on free white woman 1851 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Elliott v. Blair 45 Tenn. 185 Estate administration dispute involving title to slaves 1867 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Elliott v. Carter 50 Va. 541 1853 0 Virginia Caselaw Access Project
Elliott v. Cochran 2 Sneed 468 Action to recover slaves sold from an estate by the children of the deceased purporting to have title 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Elliott v. Holder 40 Tenn. 698 Action to recover slaves from potential adverse possessor 1859 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Elliott v. State 46 Ga. 159 1872 0 Murder intent Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Elliot v. Cochran 41 Tenn. 389 Correction of a decree to sell slaves to pay debts 1860 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ellis v. Fisher 3 Sneed 231 Construction of a will dispute involving title to slaves 1855 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ellis v. Rachels 42 Ga. 175 1871 0 Will and Trust Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Ellis v. Rudeseal 56 Ga. App. 210 1937 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Embry v. Morrison 63 Tenn. 186 Former slave was entitled to relief on a bill of recision for land he had purchased 1874 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Emmett v. State 232 Ga. 110 1974 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Engle v. Finch 165 Ga. 131 1927 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
English v. Tomlinson 27 Tenn. 378 Dispute over contract scheme to purchase slaves at an execution sale and sell them back to indebted owner at a very low price 1847 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Ensley v. Balentine 23 Tenn. 233 Sheriff who had appropriated judgement money paid his surety's back in land and slaves, dispute over actual ownership of repayment property 1843 0 Tennessee Caselaw Access Project
Envtl. Sys., Inc. v. Rexham Corp. 624 So. 2d 1379 1993 1 inheritance Caselaw Access Project
Epps v. State 19 Ga. 102 1855 0 Indictment for murder Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Epps v. State 216 Ga. 606 1961 1 Georgia Caselaw Access Project
Estate of Carr ex rel. Bolton v. Circle S Enterprises, Inc. 379 S.C. 31 2008 1 will Caselaw Access Project