Posted on January 21, 2010 at 9:30am
What are the "Miranda" Rights?
In 1966, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the historic case of Miranda v. Arizona, declaring that whenever a person is taken into police custody, before being questioned he or she must be told of the Fifth Amendment right not to make any self-incriminating statements. As a result of Miranda, anyone in police custody must be told four things before being questioned:
1. You have the right to remain silent.
2. Anything you say can and will be… Continue