Miranda warnings

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In Miranda v. Arizona, the Supreme Court outlined procedural safeguards to ensure compliance with the Fifth Amendment’s privilege against self-incrimination. See State v. Powell, 998 So.2d 531, 534 (Fla. 2008). The Miranda warnings require an...

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On December 23, 2001, prison officials removed Respondent Randall Fields, who was incarcerated for disorderly conduct, from his cell and brought him to a conference room. See Fields v. Howe, 617 F.3d 813, 815 (6th Cir. 2010). On the way, the officers...

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On September 24, 2005, police spotted and interviewed Petitioner J.D.B. in the vicinity of two break-ins in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. See In re J.D.B., 686 S.E.2d 135, 136 (N.C. 2009). One stolen item was a digital camera. See Id. Police learned...

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Overview

"Miranda warning" refers to the constitutional requirement that once an individual is detained by the police, there are certain warnings a police officer is required to give to a detainee.

Miranda v. Arizona

The requirement to give Miranda...

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Do prosecutors violate an accused criminal’s Fifth Amendment’s right against forced self-incrimination when they use evidence of his silence against him even when the evidence comes...