Mapp Vs. Ohio (1961)

Violated 4th and 14th Amendment

Summary:The police went to Mapp's house in Clevland, Ohio search of a "suspected" bomber. The police claimed to have a search warrant and forced their way into the house. In the same time of the search for the "bomber" of the police found a trunk with obscene pictures, photographs, and books. The police arrested her for it and she was found guilty in court, so she appealed her case to first the Supreme Court of Ohio and still was found guilty, then the Supreme Court of the United States. They ruled in the favor of Mapp.

Amendments: 4th- Prohibits unreasonable searches. 14th- protects citizen rights.

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