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Wolf v. Colorado
Citation:338 U.S. 25, 69 S.Ct. 1359, 93 L.Ed. 1782.
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The defendant was convicted of a crime in a Colorado state court after evidence obtained from an unreasonable search and seizure was used against him. The same evidence would not have been admissible in federal court as it was a violation of the Fourth Amendment. The Supreme Court of Colorado affirmed.
He appealed, arguing that he was denied the “due process of law” required by the Fourteenth Amendment.
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