Understanding the Miranda Rights

Miranda Rights are often read to criminal suspects when being placed under police custody before being asked questions that could cause them to admit guilt in relation to a particular crime committed. However, remember those police officers are permitted to ask suspects specific information without placing them under police custody or without issuing them with the Miranda Rights. Part of this information includes the suspect’s name, date of birth, and even address. Below is what the typical version of Miranda Rights should look like: Defendants have a right to remain silent and anything they say during an arrest can and will be used against them in a court of law. They also have a righRead More…