Mapp v. Ohio
|Mapp v. Ohio|
|Court||Supreme Court of the United States|
|Date decided||June 19, 1961|
|Appealed from||Ohio Supreme Court|
|Overturned||Wolf v. Colorado|
|Related||Wolf v. Colorado|
Police in Cleveland, Ohio, thought a bombing suspect was hiding in the home of Ms. Mapp.Mapp would not grant entry to police officers without a search warrant. Upon entry, police found pornographic photos.
Any evidence obtained in contravention of a suspect's 4th Amendment rights against unreasonable searches and seizures should be excluded from the trial.
The exclusionary rule extends to the states.The majority disregarded Mapp's 1st Amendment free-speech claims.