Miranda rule

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the rule that police (when interrogating you after an arrest) are obliged to warn you that anything you say may be used as evidence and to read you your constitutional rights (the right to a lawyer and the right to remain silent until advised by a lawyer)

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effect of the Miranda warning and of the Miranda waiver." (263) By
Miranda warnings may deter suspects from answering questions, (71) and, to Justice Rehnquist, this risk was unacceptable in cases where law enforcement officers need to ask questions to get information to protect the public.
* The article notes that it's now very rare for police to fail to read the Miranda warning to suspects.
in custody and requires the police to read the famous Miranda warnings
South Dakota Supreme Court precedent recognizes an additional fifth area of constitutional protections to be explicitly advised in a Miranda warning: police must inform a suspect she has a "continuing" right to remain silent or terminate questioning.
Miranda warning, when making arrests, reports RFE/RL citing the Kazakh media.
at 762-63 (holding testimonial evidence admissible only if it follows Miranda warning).
As of Thursday afternoon, Khattala, secretly charged in a criminal complaint in July for his role in the attack, had not been given a Miranda warning informing him that he has the right to remain silent and be represented by a lawyer, the officials said.
be known as the Public Safety Exception (PSE) to the Miranda warning and
Justice Stevens wrote that "as a practical matter, it seems unlikely that a Miranda warning would have much effect on a parolee's choice between silence and responding to police interrogation.
"Denial of rights is un-American and will only make it harder to obtain fair convictions." US Attorney Carmen Ortiz told reporters after Tsarnaev's arrest that the authorities had invoked the public safety exception and delayed reading him his rights, or Miranda warning. Republican lawmakers have gone a step further, arguing that Tsarnaev, an ethnic Chechen who lived in the United States for a decade, should be declared an "enemy combatant," the same legal status as detainees being held at the Guantanamo military prison.
(143) While it is true that a suspect could also reason from the first Miranda warning that his post-waiver silence may be used against him, (144) that reasoning requires a full understanding of one's rights and the consequences of waiver, an understanding which many suspects do not have.
Keenan said that should give the prosecution time to turn over its evidence to Shroff and for Shroff to prepare an anticipated complaint that the government failed to give Arbabsiar adequate notice (Miranda warning) of his legal right to remain silent before questioning him.
The Miranda warning reminds suspects of their right to remain silent, but it is unclear whether a prison inmate must be advised of his rights when he is interrogated inside prison walls.
It is wise, for instance, to provide employees with an Upjohn warning, or a corporate Miranda warning, at the beginning of any interview by inhouse counsel.