Reading Excerpts from Mapp v. Ohio | A Primary Source Close Read w/ BRI
Join BRI staff Kirk Higgins and Joshua Schmid as they break down excerpts from Mapp v. Ohio,
a landmark Supreme Court case that ruled that illegally obtained evidence cannot be used in a
state court. They'll explore how the majority and dissenting opinions conveyed very different
interpretations of how the 4th and 14th Amendments were meant to work together, and what
role the exclusionary rule has in state law. Did this ruling promote or prevent fairness in our justice system?