Origins of the Federal Court System

Judicial Review and Judicial Independence

Who were the attorneys in Bayard v. Singleton?

Two future U.S. Supreme Court justices served as the attorneys in Bayard v. Singleton. James Iredell, one of the first six justices on the Supreme Court, argued the case for Elizabeth Bayard, while future justice Alfred Moore, appointed to the Court by President John Adams, argued the case for the defendant Singleton and the state.


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