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1Shania Munoz Grand Canyon University JUS 441February 16, 2021
2Good Faith Exception and The Exclusionary Rule The exclusionary rule was set in place in the year 1961 and is used in the United States, itis known as a legal rule that is ultimately based on the constitution. This rule was set up to prevent any police officers and or any government agents from abusing one’s constitutional rights, it was put in place to so government officials are not able to use any evidence that was gathered by violating a defendant’s constitutional rights in court (Cornell, 2020). Although the exclusionary rule was created by the supreme court in 1961, it was not until late 1961 that the rule became applicable to all of the states after Mapp v. Ohio had occurred. Mapp v. Ohio was a case that consisted of police officers forcing their way into Mapp’s house without any kind of proper search warrant, due to the simple fact they suspected and believed she was a bomber. Thataction clearly violated Mapp’s fourth amendment and the case itself was overturned at the end due to the illegal search that was conducted against her (Courts, 2020), this is what caused the landmark decision that was taken by the Supreme Court. Although the exclusionary rule is set

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Term
Spring
Professor
CHRIS LOEFFLER
Tags
Supreme Court of the United States, Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Mapp v Ohio, good faith exception

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