Mapp V. Ohio Case Analysis

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Good evening! This is Bryce Seyler with WFREE News reporting live from the United States Supreme Court. Today, the United States Supreme Court ruled in the case of Mapp v. Ohio making it one of the most famous Supreme Court cases to take place in this century. Supreme Court Justices had to decide whether evidence discovered during a search and seizure conducted in violation of the 4th Amendment of the Constitution was admissible in a state court. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the plaintiff, Dollree Mapp in a 6-3 vote. On May 23, 1957, police in Cleveland, Ohio illegally searched the home of Mapp whom they believed to be hiding a bombing suspect along with illegal betting equipment. Despite not finding the suspect or equipment,
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