Mapp vs. Ohio

1960-1969

Background

Police in Cleveland, Ohio searched the house of Dollree Mapp without a proper search warrant. The search warrant was for searching for a suspected bomber that Mapp was supposedly hosting. The bomber was not found, however, obscene pictures were found in her basement in which she was arrested for having and had a trial at the Ohio court. Mapp claimed that this was a violation of the 4th amendment of improper search and seizure and took it to the Supreme Court.

Work Cited

"Mapp v. Ohio Podcast." USCOURTSGOV RSS, Web. 16 Mar. 2015


"Mapp v. Ohio." Mapp v. Ohio. Cornell University, Web. 18 Mar. 2015.


"MAPP v. OHIO." Mapp v. Ohio, Web. 11 Mar. 2015.

Mapp V. Ohio