Unspoken Miranda Research Paper

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Unspoken: Miranda; More Than Words The Fourth Amendment , “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated…” In Johnson v. United States (1948), officers smelled burning opium from the window of a hotel, the officers entered without warning, found the only occupant and had him persecuted. Though the man had committed the crime, he did not agree that the officers enter his hotel room or go through his belongings. Clearly this is a huge invasion of privacy and should be confronted by allowing one to know their right to decline. On that note, if there is any suspicion that narcotics are involved in a certain case there should be consequences,

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