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Published: 06 December 2012

416 Pages


ISBN: 9780199795475

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A new practitioner law publication

The Supreme Court and the Fourth Amendment's Exclusionary Rule

Tracey Maclin

  • Findings are based on original archival research of the papers of retired Supreme Court Justices
  • Reveals how the exclusionary rule expanded or contracted depending upon the political views of the Justices
  • Weakens the current Court's claim that the exclusionary rule as originally understood was meant to address only flagrant and deliberate violations of the Constitution
  • Demonstrates the flaws in Justice Clark's opinion in Mapp v. Ohio
  • Original archival research on the Burger Court revealing important behind-the-scenes details about the thoughts of the Supreme Court Justices

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