Barron V Baltimore Case?

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Barron v. Baltimore is a United States Supreme Court case in which a precedent was established regarding whether the United States Bill of Rights can be applied to state governments. In the case, John Barron sued the state of Baltimore for diverting the flow of streams during street construction and, in effect, damaging business at the wharf he co-owned. He was originally awarded $4,500, but the ruling was reversed by the appellate court.
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John Barron owned a profitable wharf in the Baltimore harbor. He sued the mayor of Baltimore for damages claiming city development/expansion ruined his harbor.
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