In previous articles we have explored what Miranda rights are and the exceptions that apply. In this article we will discuss an example of Miranda rights that were breached and then brought to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. What Is Considered A Routine Booking Question? The following conversation took place at 2:30 a.m. at… Read More
Exceptions to Miranda Rights
In a previous article, we explored Miranda rights. As previously discussed, a police officer must read you your Miranda rights when you are in a custodial interrogation. However, there are certain exceptions to this general rule, which are highlighted below. Routine Traffic Stops for Traffic Violations A routine traffic stop does involve a significant restraint… Read More
What are My Miranda Rights?
If you watch popular legal dramas, you might think that your “Miranda Rights” mean that you should not talk to police without a lawyer present, but there is much more to them. The following are your Miranda rights: You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you… Read More