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On This Date in Legal History

On July 9, 1868, the 14th Amendment to our Constitution was ratified.  You can gain a better understanding of the Amendment by reading–  10 Huge Supreme Court Cases About the 14th Amendment at http://goo.gl/sVloVJ. On July 9, 1974, Chief Justice Earl … Continue reading

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The Landmark Case That Established the Miranda Warnings

On June 13, 1966, the United States Supreme Court decided the landmark case of Miranda v. Arizona. Chief Justice Warren, who delivered the opinion of the Court, summarized the holding as follows– “[W]e hold that, when an individual is taken into … Continue reading

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NY’s Highest Court Warns Against Modifying the Miranda Warnings

The law requires after a suspect is taken into custody that he or she be “Mirandized” before being interrogated.  That means suspects must be told– you have a right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used … Continue reading

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