Gibbons v. Ogden

PETITIONER:Thomas Gibbons
RESPONDENT:Aaron Ogden
LOCATION: Ferry line between Elizabeth, New Jersey, and New York City

DOCKET NO.: None
DECIDED BY: Marshall Court (1824-1826)
LOWER COURT: State appellate court

ARGUED: Feb 04, 1824 / Feb 05, 1824 / Feb 06, 1824 / Feb 07, 1824 / Feb 09, 1824
DECIDED: Mar 02, 1824

ADVOCATES:
Daniel Webster – for Gibbons
William Wirt – Attorney General of the United States, for Gibbons
Thomas Addis Emmet – for Ogden
Thomas J. Oakley – for Ogden

Facts of the case

The law of the New York granted to the individuals the right to conduct the steamboats in the internal waters possessed by the state.