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Miranda Vs Arazona Essay

  • Submitted by: carloscc
  • on December 6, 2011
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 1,666 words

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“You have the right remain silent, anything you say can and will be used against you in the court of law; You have the right to an attorney, if you can not afford one, one will be appointed to you.” This line is used in numerous Cop television shows and movies when a person is being arrested. What you do not know, is why there are explaining to the person there rights. In 1966 a new age was born on the way police and law enforcement receive and gathered evidence in getting a conviction and effecting an arrest.   The case Miranda v. Arizona changed the way police officers and law enforcement interview and interrogate an individual that is in custody or that is a subject of interest in a crime.   If a person is cooperating with law enforcement and providing a voluntary statement, the accused must now be provided either a copy of his/her Miranda Rights, or read their Miranda Rights.   The accused must know that whatever he/she says is going to be used in the court process and possible incriminate them at trial.   Which means that in order for the prosecution to be able to submit a confession into evidence, there must be proof that the defendant was made aware of his rights, including his right to counsel and have a lawyer present during the interview to advise him.   The defendant also must be aware that while he/she is being interrogated ,   they have the right to terminate the interview at anytime.   The defendant however is not protect under the fifth amendment if he/she volunteers a statement as arrestjusti statement.   The following will explain why law enforcement officers now have to recite and make sure subjects that are being arrested or being interrogated know and understand all there rights, and voluntarily waive their rights given to them by the United States Constitution.

This takes us to a man named Ernest Arturo Miranda that was arrested based on evidence linking him on charges of the   kidnapping and rape of an eighteen woman. After two hours of...

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