Dollree Mapp


Age: 91

Summary: plaintiff in a groundbreaking 4th Amendment ruling against police misconduct who stood up to police trying to search her Ohio home in 1957 and ultimately won a landmark Supreme Court decision on searches and seizures whose Supreme Court case Mapp vs. Ohio is a staple of law school textbooks and considered as a milestone case on the Fourth Amendment, which requires law enforcement officers to get a warrant before conducting a search.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: October 30, 1923

Died: October 31, 2014

Conyers, Georgia