Miranda V Arizona Case Summary

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Parties: Miranda /Petitioner/ Arizona Respondent Facts: The defendant Miranda V. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966) was booked into police custody on March 13, 1963. Miranda was picked up from his home because he was suspected of raping and kidnapping an 18 year old women. This case questioned whether or not the defendant was subjected to wrongful custodial police interrogation and the obligation for actions which guarantee that the defendant is rendered his freedoms under the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution not to be obligated to incriminate himself bylaw. (Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966) The defendant, Miranda 384 U.S. 436 (1966) was in fact subjected to an interrogation; the officers failed to notify him of his rights. The officer’s failure to notify the defendant of his right to an attorney at law; this violated his constitutional rights. According to the officers, they were aware that they did not notify him of his rights. However, Miranda 384 U.S. 436 (1966) was found guilty in a court of law regardless; this was due to the written statement he had written and signed. The decision of the court was that Miranda was guilty, as a result he was sentenced to 20 to 30 years incarceration on each count.…show more content…
When the case was appealed, the Supreme Court of Arizona believed that Miranda’s constitutional rights were not violated and the confession was obtained legally. Procedural History: Miranda U.S. 436 (1966) fought his case in the lower courts in which the courts found him guilty of all charges. Miranda then pursued to take it a step further; his case was sent to the Supreme Court of

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