This namespace contains decisions made by the Supreme Court of the United States.
- Butler v. Perry, 240 US 328 (1916). Determines that the Thirteenth (13th) Amendment does not prohibit a state from compelling a citizen to labor. Considers the principle of trinoda necessitas and compares the “rights and privileges” of citizenry to the duties incumbent upon citizens.
- Bailey v. Alabama, 219 US 219 (1911). Determines that the Thirteenth (13th) Amendment prohibits application of a particular state statute which compels labor in satisfaction of a private contract. Considers the “natural and inevitable purpose” of a state statute.
- United States v. Kozminski, 487 US 931 (1988). Determines that physical and legal, but not psychological, coercion may trigger protection of the Thirteenth (13th) Amendment.
- Hylton v. United States, 3 US 171 (1796). Defines capitation or direct tax.