Mapp V. Ohio Case

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The Mapp v Ohio case originated in Ohio when police forced their way into Dollree Mapp's house without a search warrant. The police went into the house because Dollree was suspected to be harboring a bomber. The police did not find the suspect but found in the basement pictures that were obscene. She was convicted in an Ohio court. She argued her 4th amendment rights were violated during the search by the police. Mapp eventually took her appeal to United States supreme court. The evidence obtained at Mapps house was illegal evidence and was arrested for it.

The problem with this case is Dollree’s 4th amendment was violated by the police. The police came earlier to the house and asked to search the house for a suspected bomber when they failed

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