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Caledonian, The (1819)

  • By: John R. Vile
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

In The Caledonian, 17 U.S. 100 (1819), the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a decision by the Circuit Court of Rhode Island for a libel for forfeiture of a ship, owned by a man named Dickey, that had occurred during the War ...

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