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Unformatted text preview: The law preserves property of the sojourner Graham vs Strader, &c Slave temporarily into Ohio Sent by the consent of his master Returning to Kentucky Not free by operation of the Ohio law Supports distinction in Rankin vs Lydia . Decision reversed by Court America remains a slave Rationale Because America retuned from Ohio Ohio Laws weren’t applicable in Kentucky while in Kentucky If America stayed in Ohio and renounced her position as a slave from master Situation could have been different Stanley vs Earl Master voluntarily removes the slave to a non-slaveholding State Master's right So long as the slave remains there Is removed Has no remedy to enforce or protect it. Americas returning to Kentucky made her applicable to Laws of Kentucky America remains a slave Case closed Joseph Wilmot BLR 222 9/17/11...
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- Fall '08
- Law, Slavery in the United States, American Civil War, Ohio