Irvine v. California 347 U.S. 128 (1954)

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IRVINE v. CALIFORNIA 347 U.S. 128 (1954)

California police installed a listening device in a bedroom. Although this action violated fundamental constitutional principles protecting personal security, the Supreme Court held that under wolf v. colorado (1949) the unconstitutionally obtained evidence could be used; the bedroom microphone did not sufficiently "shock the conscience," under rochin v. california (1952), to warrant exclusion.

Herman Schwartz