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Case name Citation Summary
Ex parte Bollman 1807 habeas corpus, definition of treason, Supreme Court's power to issue writs to circuit courts
Strawbridge v. Curtiss 1806 federal diversity jurisdiction
Bailiff v. Tipping 1805 a citation (a court order for a person to appear) must accompany a writ of error in order for the Supreme Court to hear the case
Little v. Barreme 1804 presidential and congressional power
Stuart v. Laird 1803 enforceability of rulings issued by judges who have since been removed from office
Marbury v. Madison 1803 judicial review of laws enacted by the United States Congress
Talbot v. Seeman 1801 Marine salvage rights in time of war
New York v. Connecticut 1799 first original jurisdiction suit between two States
Calder v. Bull 1798 ex post facto clause applies to criminal, not civil cases
Hollingsworth v. Virginia 1798 ratification of Eleventh Amendment, presidential approval is unnecessary for Constitutional amendment
Hylton v. United States 1796 tax on carriages
Talbot v. Janson 1795 admiralty and citizenship
United States v. Peters 1795 Federal district court has no authority over a foreign privateer when the captured ship was not within its jurisdiction.
Georgia v. Brailsford 1794 Jury nullification
Chisholm v. Georgia 1793 first “major” case; federal jurisdiction over suits vs. states; state sovereign immunity; led to Eleventh Amendment
Hayburn's Case 1792 justiciability and separation of powers
West v. Barnes 1791 first decision of the Supreme Court, strictly interpreting procedural filing requirements mandated by statute
Van Staphorst v. Maryland 1791 first docketed case of the Supreme Court, settled before arguments