Martin V. Hunter's Lessee

Martin V. Hunter's Lessee

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Martin v. Hunter's Lessee, 14 U.S. 304, was a landmark United States Supreme Court case decided on March 20, 1816. It was the first case to assert ultimate Supreme Court authority over state courts in matters of federal law. During the American Revolution, the state of Virginia enacted legislation that allowed it to confiscate Loyalists' property. Here, the original suit was an action of ejectment brought in Virginia state court for the recovery of land in the state known as the Northern Neck Proprietary. A declaration in ejectment was served in April, 1791 on the tenants in possession of the landshow more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134967904
  • 9786134967907