|Former Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court|
From: November 23, 1811 – January 12, 1835
|Successor||Philip P. Barbour|
|Former U.S. Representative from Maryland's 2nd District|
|Predecessor||John Francis Mercer|
|Successor||Richard Sprigg, Jr.|
Gabriel Duvall (December 6, 1752 – March 6, 1844) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was an ally of Chief Justice John Marshall on the Court, perhaps surprising his nominator.
Duvall rarely wrote opinions, but one memorable dissent was in the case Mima Queen and Child v. Hepburn. An opponent of slavery, Duvall disagreed with the majority's ruling that hearsay evidence should not be allowed in determining whether a slave is free.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Gabriel Duvall (English) (HTML). Oyez. Chicago-Kent School of Law.
- ↑ Gabriel Duvall - Maryland, Court, Admitted, Served, Freedom, and President (English) (HTML). law.jrank.