Jensen Miranda Rights

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Miranda rights have become a centralized focus in the US media the past decade. From the news media to movies everyone knows their Miranda rights. Charles Jensen poem Miranda rights takes a different look at what some of those meanings, mean towards different groups of people. Miranda rights, is a right to silence warning given by police in the United States to criminal suspects in police custody.
The first line of Charles Jensen Miranda rights that speaks to me is “An attorney you cannot afford, will be provided to you” (Jensen). This line has a deep meaning in how the criminal justice system is so expensive. The first issue is how the cost of schooling has risen.
Law school tuition has dramatically increased over the last two decades. …show more content…

(Jensen) From the readers view I think this is a shot at corrupt police. In the past few months there has been a big case in Baltimore about a police officer who is under investigation for corporation.
A recently released video from a body camera worn by a Baltimore police officer shows him planting drugs seconds before “finding” them. Two other officers look on as he violates both the law and due process. (Mike) Any cop who abuses his authority should no longer be a cop, and any cop who engages in criminal activity should be prosecuted, as would be the case with any citizen. But unfortunately, bad cops do more than bring harm to themselves when caught; they also harm public trust and confidence in the many good police officers who place themselves in harm's way to protect and serve their local communities.
I think there is a direct correlation between corruption and the views of author Charles Jensen.
The third section of Miranda Rights I examined was “You have silent will” it seems most people for whatever reason, regardless of the crime will talk. Silence is awkward. Me and my partner would ask a very simple question and then just not talk. There is a need to fill in the silence is too great for most low-level offenders, they just start talking. Add that and the fact that many low-level offenders aren't that intelligent and well... They just have diarrhea of the mouth.
Also, you'd be flat out amazed at how many

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