Wolf v. Colorado

Supreme Court of the United States

338 U.S. 25 (1949)

June 27, 1949

The Fourteenth Amendment does not require evidence obtained in violation of the Fourth Amendment to be excluded from use by the states in criminal prosecutions.

Relevant Facts

Wolf (the appellant) was convicted for conspiracy to perform criminal abortions. The Supreme Court chose to hear the case to determine whether the Fourth amendment is applicable to states under the 14th Amendment.

Issue

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November 30, 2020

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Citations

338 U.S. 25 (1949)