Lumber co v us this expansion of the exclusionary

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Lumber Co. v. U.S. This expansion of the exclusionary rule to ban the use ofevidence indirectly based on an illegal government action is called the fruit-of-the-poisonous-tree doctrine. The idea behind the doctrine is that thegovernment should never be in a better position after violating theConstitution than it was before it broke the law. Weeks and Silverthornerestricted the exclusionary rule to private papers. But in Agnello v. U.S.(1925), the Court created a full-blown rule of exclusion at federal trials. TheSupreme Court agreed, expanding the rule beyond papers to include thecontraband cocaine. However, the exclusionary rule only applied to federalcases. In Mapp v. Ohio (1961), the Supreme Court extended the exclusionaryrule to the states when it ruled that evidence seized illegally from DollreeMapp’s home couldn’t be used against her in a state prosecution.4.Identify and explain the rationales behind the three justifications for theexclusionary rule. Which justification does the U.S. Supreme Court use today?
excluding valid evidence.

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Term
Spring
Professor
Dr.Hall
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Supreme Court of the United States, Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution

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