Miranda Rights Case

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Miranda rights was established in 1966. The U.S. Supreme Court decided on this after the case of Miranda v. Arizona. There was four cases that started the Miranda rights. The first case was Miranda v. Arizona which was about a immigrant who was charged with kidnapping and rape. Although the officers did not read him his rights Mr. Miranda still confessed by signing. The second case was Vignera v. New York where he was convicted of robbery which occurred three days prior to his arrest. While in custody he admitted to the crime orally twice. The third case was, Westover v. United States this case involved a man who was involved in robberies in Kansas City. After two in a half hours of interrogation by the FBI Westover signed a confession of the …show more content…

During the interrogation Stewart admitted that he robbed the decease women but he also stated that he didn't mean to hurt her. After his confession the police than released the other four who was present at the time of Stewart's arrest because their was not enough evidence to hold them. The Miranda law is protected under the Fifth Amendment in the United States Constitution. According, to the U.S. Constitution the Fifth Amendment is part of the Bill of Rights and protects a person against being compelled to be a witness against himself or herself in a criminal case. With the Miranda law while suspects are in custody of the police the must be read four rights before being questioned. The four questions that must be asked is that you have the right to remain silent, anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law, you have the right to an attorney, if you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you. If for any reason a law enforcement officer refuses to read someone in custody there Miranda rights than any statement or confession given by the suspect will be considered involuntary and will not be allowed to be used against he or she in the

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