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1. EXCLUSIONARY RULE a. HISTORY OF EXCLUSIONARY RULE Weeks v. United States (1914) Facts: A federal marshal entered D's house without a warrant in violation of the Fourth Amendment, and seized papers that were admitted at D's trial for lottery crimes. Before trial the D unsuccessfully sought the return of his papers and argued that they should not be used in evidence against him. ...

McCray v. Illinois
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Mapp v. Ohio
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Mapp v. Ohio
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Mapp v. Ohio
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 367 U.S. 643, 81 S. Ct. 1684, 6 L. Ed. 2d 1081 (1961) Brief Fact Summary. Police officers sought a bombing suspect and evidence of the bombing at the petitioner, Miss Mapp's (the "petitioner") house. After failing to gain entry on an initial visit, the officers returned with what purported to be a search warrant, forcibly entered the residence, and conducted a search in which obscene materials were discovered. The petitioner was tried and convicted for these materials. Issue. May a government official make an arrest withou ...