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Thursday, July 14th, 2011

New in Cleveland Memory - Mapp v. Ohio

Mug shot of Dollree Map
1957 mug shots of Dollree Mapp. View photo.

When Dollree Mapp was arrested on a felony charge for possession of obscene materials under the Ohio Revised Code in May, 1957, little was it known then that this case, initially concerning 1st Amendment Rights (freedom of speech), would end up in the Supreme Court as an examination of 14th Amendment rights concerning due process of law and equal protection.

A Legal Landmark in Cleveland History, the decision by the court in the case of Mapp v. Ohio ultimately established that evidence obtained without a warrant could not be admitted at criminal proceedings, dramatically changing the way state and local law enforcement officers could "do business."

Find out more about this ground-breaking case.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-07-14 16:10:57. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Cleveland Memory.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

OhioLINK Central Catalog Unavailable Thursday, July 7th

The OhioLINK Central Catalog will be unavailable while planned maintenance is performed beginning at noon on Thursday, July 7. It is expected that the migration to a new server will be completed by the evening of the 7th. During this time you will not be able to search the central catalog or request items from OhioLINK.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-07-06 07:58:59. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Library Website To Be Offline Briefly Tues., July 5th, 2011

Due to required maintenance on the Library's web server, the Michael Schwartz Library website will be unavailable for approximately half an hour beginning 5:30 PM today, July 5th. During that time, you should still be able to access the following services via the URLs provided:

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-07-05 12:12:52. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

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