Jun 072011
 
 June 7, 2011  Court, Surveillance

Via FourthAmendment.com.

Alexander Wohl writes:

An important measure of success is resilience in the face of attack. If so, the achievement of the Supreme Court in Mapp v. Ohiothe decision spelling out the modern meaning of the Fourth Amendment prohibition against “unreasonable searches and seizures”was a singular accomplishment.The Mapp decision celebrates its 50th anniversary on June 19 and conservative judicial activists, still busily trying to get it overturned, have entirely misunderstood that it represents constitutional fidelity and adherence to the rule of law at its best.

Read more on Slate.com.   FourthAmendment.com kindly provides a picture of Dolly Mapp and a link to a web page about her history and the case.

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