Case Summary Of The Miranda V. Arizona Brief Case

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Selina Ledezma Mrs. Kowalski-Garza CRIJ 3310-91L March 20, 2017 Miranda v. Arizona Brief Case Citation: 384 U.S. 436 Year Decided: 1966 Summary of the facts: On March 13, 1963 Ernesto Miranda was arrested in his home in Phoenix, Arizona by two officers. He was taken to the police station where he was picked in a lineup by the victim of kidnapping and rape and later identified in a robbery case. After two hours of being interrogated Miranda confessed the crime. He was not advised of either his right to counsel, right to consult with counsel, or right to remain silent before his oral confession. Miranda was found guilty by the jury and convicted to 20 to 30 years in prison after the state court and prosecutor used his confession. Miranda’s attorney appealed to the U.S Supreme Court which were going to hear his case. In the Trial Court a counsel was appointed to defend him in the robbery and rape and kidnapping case. Identify the issue (IRAC): Was it the officers right to inform the suspect of his 5th and 6th amendment before interrogating him? …show more content…

It also requires that “due process of law” be part of any proceeding that denies a citizen “life, liberty or property” and requires the government to compensate citizens when it takes private property for public use”(Cornell University Law School). The United States Constitution also guarantees the 6th amendment, “rights of criminal defendants, including the right to a public trial without unnecessary delay, the right to a lawyer, the right to an impartial jury, and the right to know who your accusers are and the nature of the charges and evidence against you” ( Cornell University Law

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