Case Study Of Dollree Mapp's Home In Cleveland

233 Words1 Page
This case happened on June 19, 1961. The case was about police breaking into Dollree Mapp 's home in Cleveland, Ohio without a proper search warrant. There had been information given that a suspect in a bombing case, as well as some illegal bombing equipment might be found at her home. With this information police decided to go to the house and ask permission to enter, when Mapp refused to let them in, three hours later two of the officers came back with more officers holding a piece of paper, they broke down the door. Police found nothing when they raided the house besides a suitcase full of pornographic material. Mapp said the suitcase was not hers and she had lent it to a boarder. She was arrested, prosecuted, found guilty, and sentenced
Open Document