Persuasive Essay On Miranda Warning

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The Miranda Warning, or more commonly known as your Miranda Rights, is a right to remain silent, amidst other rights, given by police in the United States to criminal suspects in police custody before they are interrogated. Miranda Rights are there to provide admissibility of the arrested criminals statement in the court of law. Students should not be given a Miranda type warning by the school personnel because they are not being arrested and the principal does not have the authority since it is only a discipline matter. First off, students should not be given a Miranda type warning by the school personnel because they are not being arrested. The function of the Miranda rights are to caution people on their rights while in custody to assure their testimony is useable in the court of law. Most of the statements in the Miranda warning do not apply to students about a disciplinary matter. For example, one typical…show more content…
Principals may have vast authority in a school, but they do not have the same amount of authority as police officers do. A principal giving a student a Miranda type reading would be out of their jurisdiction. Students do not need to speak during this time, and many do not, therefore the principal does not need to extend their power to that of a police officer by reading a student their Miranda Warning. The Miranda Warning was created for informing criminals of their rights upon the time of their arrest, not for students. If a student was read a Miranda type warning it would just further fluster them and escalate the situation. Since the student is not being arrested, they should not be read their Miranda Rights. In addition, the principal does not have the authority to read these rights to a student. A student should not be read their Miranda Rights during the time of questioning over a disciplinary

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