Ohio ex rel. Eaton v. PriceAnnotate this Case
364 U.S. 263 (1960)
U.S. Supreme Court
Ohio ex rel. Eaton v. Price, 364 U.S. 263 (1960)
Ohio ex rel. Eaton v. Price
Argued April 19, 1960
Decided June 27, 1960
364 U.S. 263
Petitioner was arrested and held in jail awaiting trial on a criminal charge for refusing to permit building inspectors to enter and inspect his home without a search warrant, as required by § 806-30(a) of the Dayton, Ohio, Code of General Ordinances. On review of habeas corpus proceedings in the lower state courts, the Supreme Court of Ohio sustained the constitutionality of the ordinance.
Held: the judgment is affirmed by an equally divided Court.
Reported below: 168 Ohio St. 123, 151 N.E.2d 523.