Citation. 32 U.S. 243, 8 L. Ed. 672, 1833 U.S.
Brief Fact Summary. The Plaintiff, Baron (Plaintiff), a wharf owner sued the Defendant, the city of Baltimore (Defendant) for taking his property without compensation in violation of the Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution (Constitution).
Synopsis of Rule of Law. The Bill of Rights does not apply to state and local government, only to Federal government.