Mapp Versus Ohio

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Although she came to be known as merely "that girl with the dirty books," Dollree Mapp was a poor but proud black woman who defied a predominantly white police force by challenging the legality of its search-and-seizure methods.

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Program Of The Annual Meeting American Historical Association

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Encyclopedia Of U S Political History

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The Warren Court Case Record Of the seminal decisions of the Warren Court,
none was more important to American society, both legally and symbolically, than
Brown v. ... Rulings such as Mapp v. Ohio, 367 U.S. 643 (1961), and Miranda v.
Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966), extended individual's protections against
unreasonable searches and seizures and against coerced self-incrimination.
Mapp and Miranda did so by enshrining in constitutional law certain judge-made
rules to prevent ...

The Atlantic

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In the Gideon case, the issue pitted the defendant's interest in full disclosure and
fair defense against no real corresponding value on the part of society. ... The
landmark decision was simply the prelude. UNLAWFUL SEARCH AND SEIZURE
The Fourth Amendment to our Constitution, protecting the right of all Americans to
be secure in their homes from unreasonable searches and seizures, was
patterned upon the Englishman's right to absolute protection from official

Congressional Record

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"Search and seizure" also presented a fruitful area to develop the defini— tion of
privacy. The landmark decision in this area was Mapp v. Ohio,” where the Court
utilized the fourth amendment to establish the principle that the right of privacy is
protected in the constitutional guarantee of freedom from “unreasonable
searches.” 1°° The most recent area of litigation around the privacy issue is that
of wire-tapping and other electronic eavesdropping devices.1°1 In these cases,
the fourth ...

American Government

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Courts of law are constantly trying to balance the interest of society in crime
control with the rights of individuals accused or convicted of crimes. Given the
prevalence of crime in ... Freedom from Unreasonable Searches and Seizures
The Fourth Amendment protects people from unreasonable searches and
seizures conducted by police and other government agents. It requires that police
have probable cause ... In its landmark decision in Mapp v. Ohio (1961), the
Warren Court also ...