Miranda Case Summary

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The criminal case began with the apprehension of Ernesto Miranda at his home in Phoenix, Arizona and his placement in custody at a local police station. There, they had a witness who complained about the man and was ready to make identification of the criminal. However, when Miranda was identified, the police proposed to sign a formal confession. After Miranda refusal to sign the document, the police took him into the interrogation room, where he was questioned for a few hours until a complete confession of the crime. The signing of the formal confession provoked a rigorous reaction from the attorneys and lawyers that defended Miranda (Skolnick, 2011). Specifically, they claimed that the interrogating police officers did not inform Miranda

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