What Is The Importance Of The Fifth Amendment

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Summary for Choice #1 Ernesto Miranda kidnapped and assaulted a woman. Some time passed and he decided to confess to the police himself. When he did that they lead him to the state court right away. Marinda was proven guilty by the state court through his confession. Miranda claimed that his confession should not be used due to the fact that the policemen didn’t warn him about the Fifth Amendment. The Fifth Amendment states this, “Prior to any questioning, the person must be warned that he has the right to remain silent, that any statement he does make may be used as evidence against him, and that he has the right to the presence of an attorney.” By this amendment the Supreme Court decided to throw out his conviction because the police did
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