Miranda V. Arizona Case Study

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The Miranda v. Arizona case not just for the case itself, but also for the significance of the case it had after the case. The Miranda is a nationwide that has changed law enforcement and has changed the rights of an individual. The Miranda rights law took affect after a man named Ernesto Miranda was under arrest by police officers. As police arrested Ernesto Miranda they didn’t read him his rights. Ernest Miranda lived in Phoenix, Arizona where he was charged with rape, kidnapping and robbery. Ernesto Miranda was a criminal, however he was not informed of his legal rights before the arrest. Ernesto Miranda also had a history with mental problems and didn’t finish his high school education. (PBS 2015)
The police officers arrest Ernest Miranda
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The police officers also have inform the suspect has right to an attorney and his or her attorney can be present during the interrogation.
Ernesto Miranda confession was unconstitutionally received at the trial and his conviction was overturned. Later, Miranda was retried and convicted of the crimes without his confession. Miranda v. Arizona created the nationally known “Miranda rights” we know today. Miranda gives a person their basic rights and remains a good law today. I chose this case because the impact it has made. Now police officers must read an individual his or her Miranda rights across the nation. When police officers read a suspect their Miranda rights it allows law enforcement to continue with the legal process. There is no misunderstanding when the rights are read often time today the reading of Miranda rights is tape recorded to have evidence they were read to an individual. The Court held that prosecutors could not use reports stemming from custodial interrogation of defendants except they established the use of procedure of safety procedures "effective to secure the ability against self-incrimination." The Court noted that "the modern practice of in-custody interrogation is psychologically
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He was later sent back to prison for parole violation, where he had been arrested for gun possession. Miranda was released from prison on January 31, 1976, but soon after was fatally stabbed during a bar fight in Kingman, Arizona. Today, law enforcement officer are trained to when and how to read those four important warnings while arrest is made. It has been over fifty years since Miranda was arrested and will live on forever on the pockets of police officer. Every employed police officer in the America must know how to give Miranda rights. Miranda’s arrest actually made a significant impact on arrest and law enforcement. Before Miranda rights confession were used for prosecutions without hesitation, but after Miranda’s arrest things changed. Miranda v. Arizona is one of the most controversial Supreme Court cases and the case was even televised also. The Supreme Court Chief leader was Chief Justice Earl Warren who overlooked many important cases. In a split 5-4 vote in the Supreme courts overturned Ernesto Miranda’s conviction because he wasn’t informed of his rights under the fifth and sixth amendments of the United States of America constitution. Ernesto Miranda’s arrest changed more than arrests, but it change our criminal justice system by
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