The Difference between Pre and Post-Arrest Questioning

Pre-Arrest Questioning Since no one is being arrested, no Miranda warning is given. Post-Arrest Questioning The police read the arrestee their Miranda Rights; the right to remain silent and the right to a lawyer. These rights are to benefit the defendant, to protect him or herself, although they may waive these rights if they so […]

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Know Your Rights When You Are Arrested

Back in 1966, the Miranda Rights did not exist. That means the police were not required to tell arrestees that they had the right to a lawyer and the right to remain silent. Some defendants would confess to a crime they did not commit because they were simply tired of the questioning, which could have […]

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