Posts Tagged ‘Mapp v. Ohio’
Is the Exclusionary Rule the New Hot Appellate Issue in Georgia?
If any case qualifies as an old chestnut, it would be Mapp v. Ohio, the landmark case that provided that evidence gathered in violation of a suspect’s Fourth Amendment rights should be excluded from use at trial. Restricting the use of illegally-gathered evidence is the punishment for the illegal conduct. If there’s a case that…Read More