Worcester v. Georgia
Decision, Significance, John Ross, Further Readings
Samuel A. Worcester
State of Georgia
That the state of Georgia had no right to prosecute Worcester for illegally living on Cherokee land because the state of Georgia had no right of sovereignty over Cherokee land.
Justices for the Court
Gabriel Duvall, William Johnson, John Marshall (writing for the Court), John McLean, Joseph Story, Smith Thompson
Date of Decision
3 March 1832
- McCullough v. Massachusetts, 17 U.S. 316 (1819).
- Cohens v. Virginia, 19 U.S. 264 (1821).
- Gibbons v. Ogden, 22 U.S. 1 (1924).
Coleman, Kenneth, and Charles Stephen Gurr, eds. Dictionary of Georgia Biography. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1983.
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