Mapp v. Ohio decided 56 years ago today

Mapp v. Ohio, 367 U.S. 643 (1961), on application of the exclusionary rule to the states decided 56 years ago today. Ironically, the exclusionary rule issue wasn’t even argued in the briefs, as noted by the dissent, id. at 676-77. See Treatise § 7.04.

Dolly Mapp’s mugshot became legendary:

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