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Gibbons v. Ogden
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Gibbons’ steamboats were licensed by a federal statute and he operated them between New York and New Jersey. Ogden was granted a monopoly by the state of New York to operate steamboats between New York and New Jersey. Gibbons’ actions violated this monopoly. Ogden obtained injunctive relief against Gibbons from a New York court.
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