All Opinions from December Term 1855 of the U.S. Supreme Court

United States v. Reading

59 U.S. 1

Decided Friday, January 11, 1856
Opinion by Justice James Wayne

59 U.S. 1

McLean v. Meek

59 U.S. 16

Decided Thursday, January 3, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Catron

59 U.S. 16

Kissell v. Board of President and Directors of St. Louis Public Schools

59 U.S. 19

Decided Wednesday, January 23, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Catron

59 U.S. 19

Hartshorn v. Day

59 U.S. 28

Decided Wednesday, January 2, 1856
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 28

United States v. Fremont

59 U.S. 30

Decided Tuesday, January 15, 1856
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 30

Sturgess v. Harrold

59 U.S. 40

Decided Tuesday, December 18, 1855
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 40

Peck v. Sanderson

59 U.S. 42

Decided Tuesday, December 18, 1855
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 42

Barnard v. Ashley

59 U.S. 43

Decided Tuesday, January 8, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Catron

59 U.S. 43

Wright v. Mattison

59 U.S. 50

Decided Monday, January 7, 1856
Opinion by Justice Peter Daniel

59 U.S. 50

Graham v. Bayne

59 U.S. 60

Decided Friday, December 21, 1855
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 60

Carrington v. Brig Ann C. Pratt

59 U.S. 63

Decided Friday, December 21, 1855
Opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson

59 U.S. 63

Holroyd v. Pumphrey

59 U.S. 69

Decided Wednesday, December 19, 1855
Opinion by Justice John Campbell

59 U.S. 69

Smith v. Maryland

59 U.S. 71

Decided Friday, December 21, 1855
Opinion by Justice Benjamin Curtis

59 U.S. 71

Jones v. League

59 U.S. 76

Decided Tuesday, December 18, 1855
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 76

Bush v. Cooper's Administrator

59 U.S. 82

Decided Wednesday, January 2, 1856
Opinion by Justice Benjamin Curtis

59 U.S. 82

Verden v. Coleman

59 U.S. 86

Decided Friday, December 21, 1855
Opinion by Justice John Campbell

59 U.S. 86

Minter v. Crommelin

59 U.S. 87

Decided Thursday, January 3, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Catron

59 U.S. 87

McCready v. Goldsmith

59 U.S. 89

Decided Tuesday, January 8, 1856
Opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson

59 U.S. 89

United States v. Jones

59 U.S. 92

Decided Wednesday, January 2, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 92

United States v. Coxe

59 U.S. 100

Decided Monday, January 14, 1856
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 100

Sessions v. Pintard

59 U.S. 106

Decided Tuesday, February 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 106

Curtis v. Pettipain

59 U.S. 109

Decided Thursday, January 3, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Campbell

59 U.S. 109

Jecker, Torre, & Co. v. Montgomery

59 U.S. 110

Decided Thursday, January 17, 1856
Opinion by Justice Peter Daniel

59 U.S. 110

Ham v. Missouri

59 U.S. 126

Decided Tuesday, January 29, 1856
Opinion by Justice Peter Daniel

59 U.S. 126

Guild v. Frontin

59 U.S. 135

Decided Tuesday, January 8, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 135

Savignac v. Garrison

59 U.S. 136

Decided Thursday, January 10, 1856
Opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson

59 U.S. 136

Parker v. Overman

59 U.S. 137

Decided Tuesday, January 22, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 137

Richards v. Holmes

59 U.S. 143

Decided Tuesday, January 15, 1856
Opinion by Justice Benjamin Curtis

59 U.S. 143

Jones v. Johnston

59 U.S. 150

Decided Tuesday, January 22, 1856
Opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson

59 U.S. 150

Griffith v. Bogert

59 U.S. 158

Decided Tuesday, January 15, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 158

Little v. Hall

59 U.S. 165

Decided Thursday, January 24, 1856
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 165

Cooper v. Roberts

59 U.S. 173

Decided Tuesday, January 29, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Campbell

59 U.S. 173

Schooner Freeman v. Buckingham

59 U.S. 182

Decided Tuesday, January 29, 1856
Opinion by Justice Benjamin Curtis

59 U.S. 182

Poydras de la Lande's Heirs v. Treasurer of Louisiana

59 U.S. 192

Decided Thursday, January 31, 1856
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 192

Lafayette's Heirs v. Kenton

59 U.S. 197

Decided Tuesday, January 29, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Catron

59 U.S. 197

Craighead v. Wilson

59 U.S. 199

Decided Thursday, January 24, 1856
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 199

Abbott v. Essex Co.

59 U.S. 202

Decided Thursday, February 7, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 202

McLaughlin v. Swann

59 U.S. 217

Decided Thursday, February 7, 1856
Opinion by Justice Benjamin Curtis

59 U.S. 217

Steamboat New York v. Rea

59 U.S. 223

Decided Tuesday, February 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson

59 U.S. 223

Ship Howard v. Wissman

59 U.S. 231

Decided Thursday, February 7, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Catron

59 U.S. 231

McKinney v. Saviego

59 U.S. 235

Decided Tuesday, February 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Campbell

59 U.S. 235

United States v. Minnesota & Northwestern R. Co.

59 U.S. 241

Decided Tuesday, January 29, 1856
Opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson

59 U.S. 241

Calcote v. Stanton

59 U.S. 243

Decided Tuesday, January 29, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 243

New York & Cumberland R. Co. v. Myers

59 U.S. 246

Decided Tuesday, February 26, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Campbell

59 U.S. 246

Shields v. Thomas

59 U.S. 253

Decided Tuesday, February 19, 1856
Opinion by Justice Peter Daniel

59 U.S. 253

Orton v. Smith

59 U.S. 263

Decided Thursday, February 28, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 263

Ward v. Peck

59 U.S. 267

Decided Tuesday, February 26, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 267

Murray's Lessee v. Hoboken Land & Improvement Co.

59 U.S. 272

Decided Tuesday, February 19, 1856
Opinion by Justice Benjamin Curtis

59 U.S. 272

Hunter's Executor v. Minor

59 U.S. 286

Decided Monday, February 25, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Catron

59 U.S. 286

Kinsman v. Parkhurst

59 U.S. 289

Decided Tuesday, February 26, 1856
Opinion by Justice Benjamin Curtis

59 U.S. 289

Ransom v. Davis's Administrators

59 U.S. 295

Decided Tuesday, February 26, 1856
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 295

McCall's Lessee v. Carpenter

59 U.S. 297

Decided Tuesday, February 26, 1856
Opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson

59 U.S. 297

Ex parte Wells

59 U.S. 307

Decided Wednesday, April 9, 1856
Opinion by Justice James Wayne

59 U.S. 307

Dodge v. Woolsey

59 U.S. 331

Decided Tuesday, April 8, 1856
Opinion by Justice James Wayne

59 U.S. 331

Mechanics' and Traders' Bank v. Debolt

59 U.S. 380

Decided Tuesday, April 29, 1856
Opinion by Justice James Wayne

59 U.S. 380

Mechanics' and Trders' Bank v. Thomas

59 U.S. 384

Decided Tuesday, April 29, 1856
Opinion by Justice James Wayne

59 U.S. 384

Wilkins v. Allen

59 U.S. 385

Decided Monday, April 7, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Catron

59 U.S. 385

Connor v. Peugh's Lessee

59 U.S. 394

Decided Thursday, April 10, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 394

South v. Maryland ex rel. Pottle

59 U.S. 396

Decided Monday, April 21, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 396

Lafayette Ins. Co. v. French

59 U.S. 404

Decided Friday, April 25, 1856
Opinion by Justice Benjamin Curtis

59 U.S. 404

Stanford v. Taylor

59 U.S. 409

Decided Friday, April 25, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Catron

59 U.S. 409

Greely's Administrator v. Burgess

59 U.S. 413

Decided Friday, April 25, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Campbell

59 U.S. 413

Stockton v. Ford

59 U.S. 418

Decided Thursday, February 28, 1856
Opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson

59 U.S. 418

Pennsylvania v. Wheeling & Belmont Bridge Co.

59 U.S. 421

Decided Monday, April 21, 1856
Opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson

59 U.S. 421

Pennsylvania v. Wheeling & Belmont Bridge Co.

59 U.S. 460

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson

59 U.S. 460

Goslee v. Shute's Executor

59 U.S. 463

Decided Tuesday, May 6, 1856
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 463

Wood v. Davis

59 U.S. 467

Decided Monday, May 5, 1856
Opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson

59 U.S. 467

Fouvergne v. Municipality No. 2 of New Orleans

59 U.S. 470

Decided Monday, April 7, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Campbell

59 U.S. 470

Ledoux v. Black

59 U.S. 473

Decided Friday, April 25, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Catron

59 U.S. 473

United States v. Booth

59 U.S. 476

Decided Friday, May 9, 1856
Opinion by Justice Roger Taney

59 U.S. 476

Ableman v. Booth

No. 35
59 U.S. 479

Decided Friday, May 9, 1856
Opinion by Justice Roger Taney

59 U.S. 479

Bacon v. Robertson

59 U.S. 480

Decided Wednesday, May 14, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Campbell

59 U.S. 480

S. S. Masters & Son v. F. L. Barreda & Brother

59 U.S. 489

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice James Wayne

59 U.S. 489

Beauregard v. New Orleans

59 U.S. 497

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Campbell

59 U.S. 497

Union Bank of Tenn. v. Jolly's Administrators

59 U.S. 503

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice James Wayne

59 U.S. 503

McMicken v. Perin

59 U.S. 507

Decided Wednesday, May 14, 1856
Opinion by Justice John Campbell

59 U.S. 507

Maxwell v. Newbold

59 U.S. 511

Decided Wednesday, May 14, 1856
Opinion by Justice Roger Taney

59 U.S. 511

Watson v. Tarpley

59 U.S. 517

Decided Wednesday, May 14, 1856
Opinion by Justice Peter Daniel

59 U.S. 517

Stairs v. Peaslee

59 U.S. 521

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice Roger Taney

59 U.S. 521

Hudgins v. Kemp

59 U.S. 530

Decided Wednesday, May 14, 1856
Opinion by Justice Roger Taney

59 U.S. 530

Solidad de Arguello v. United States

59 U.S. 539

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 539

United States v. Cervantes

59 U.S. 553

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 553

United States v. Vaca

59 U.S. 556

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 556

United States v. Larkin

59 U.S. 557

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson

59 U.S. 557

A. Dennistoun & Co. v. Stewart

59 U.S. 565

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice Peter Daniel

59 U.S. 565

Steamer Oregon v. Rocca

59 U.S. 570

Decided Wednesday, May 14, 1856
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 570

Ogilvie v. Knox Ins. Co.

59 U.S. 577

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice Peter Daniel

59 U.S. 577

Crockett v. Steamboat Isaac Newton

59 U.S. 581

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice Benjamin Curtis

59 U.S. 581

Culbertson v. Steamer Southern Belle

59 U.S. 584

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice John McLean

59 U.S. 584

United States v. Shackleford

59 U.S. 588

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice Samuel Nelson

59 U.S. 588

Conner v. Connor's Administrator

59 U.S. 591

Decided Monday, May 12, 1856
Opinion by Justice Benjamin Curtis

59 U.S. 591

Pease v. Peck

59 U.S. 595

Decided Wednesday, May 14, 1856
Opinion by Justice Robert Grier

59 U.S. 595

Strader v. Graham

59 U.S. 602

Decided Friday, May 9, 1856

59 U.S. 602