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Miranda Vs. Arizona Law

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Individuals should be notified of their rights when taken into custody or otherwise dispossessed, of their freedom. Under the Constitution a person of interest must be notified of their rights, under the Fifth Amendment. These warnings advising of one’s rights must be given by the arresting officer to every individual they are taking into custody. These are called Miranda warnings or the “Miranda Rights.” The familiar phrases that have become well known by many citizens, regardless if one has been taken into custody or not are taken from a ruling in a landmark case, Miranda v. Arizona. According to Scribd website online, some of the contents contained within the Miranda warnings are, “.…‘you have the right to remain silent, anything you…show more content…
Instantaneously authorities seized Ernesto and placed him under arrest. They brought Ernesto into an interview room so they could further ask him questions regarding the crime he was accused of. It is recounted in that interrogation room the constant questions continued by law enforcement officials, nonstop (Martin, 2016). This went on for approximately three hours. It would become apparent to Ernesto that there was no way out of the interrogation room. Upon realizing he was tired and in a dire situation, he had decided to write a letter that he had hopes would suffice, as a confession of everything the police had stated he was being arrested for (Twardy, 2017). Ernesto Miranda signed his name on the form in hopes that he would be finished with the interrogation (Martin, 2016). In this signed confession he had written that he would give up all his rights. He stated that he understood exactly what it was that he was signing and indeed he would agree to give up those rights by the signing the confession form letter with all clear knowledge and understanding (Naive, 2017). It has been said according to case research, on the Prezi web site, Ernesto Miranda, voluntarily waived his rights (Twardy, 2017). However, upon further examination of the confession letter that was written and signed by Miranda, officials had found that no specific rights, he was saying he understood to be waived, were listed on that confession form to begin with (Twardy,
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