The Miranda Rights: The Case Of Genovevo Salinas

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The Miranda Rights, are well known to most of the public. So you wouldn’t think that you need to ask for them. The fifth amendment, read during the Miranda Rights, is that a suspect has the right to not self incriminate. In the case of Salinas, he thought he was pleading the fifth, but was surprised that really he was just admitting guilt. Genovevo Salinas, was sitting in silence when being interrogated, assuming that the police knew he was pleading the fifth. However, he was never arrested instead he was just asked to come down to the police department. Since he willingly came down to the department, the officers didn’t have to read him the Miranda Rights. So when Salinas sat in silence, thinking he was pleading the fifth, the officers took

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