Amistad and the Doctrine of clean hands.

Answer the following question: How does the “Doctrine of Clean hands” apply to the Amistad Case.

In no less than 5 sentences explain what the Doctrine of Clean hands is in a court of law. Explain how this

relates to the Amistad Case. Why were the two slave owners Pedro Montes And Jose Ruiz hands “not clean”.

Some things to consider: in 1807 it became illegal to transport a slave over the Atlantic ocean with the intention of sale. At the same

time the slavery was legal in North and South America.

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