Simon v. State, 1853
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This case is about slaves or slavery.

Year: 1853
Citation: 5 Fla. 285
Jurisdiction: Supreme Court of FL
People: Simon
Short Summary: If the confession from a slave is admissible. Involving an indebted vendee. "he ease with which this class of our population can be intimidated, and the almost absolute control which the owner does involuntarily exercise over the will of the slave, should induce the courts at all times to receive their confessions with the utmost caution and distrust."
Law type: Criminal Procedure Dispute over Confession
Full name: Simon, a slave, Plaintiff in error, vs. the State of Florida
Court: Florida Supreme Court

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