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Criminal Procedure Keyed to Chemerinsky
Mapp v. Ohio
Citation:367 U.S. 643 (1961)
Mapp (Petitioner) was convicted of possessing lewd books and pictures, which were seized during a warrantless search of her home. Police officers were investigating a person who was allegedly in hiding in connection with a recent bombing, and they forcibly entered Mapp’s home without applying for a search warrant.
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