Miranda Vs Arizona

By: Travis McDowell

Important facts

Suspects were questioned by police officers, detectives, and prosecutors attorneys in rooms that cut them off from the outside world no one was given warnings of the rights at the outset of the interrogation.

Issue

Does the police practice of not notifying them of their rights to counsel and the protection against self-incrimination violate fifth amendment?

Precedent

The creation of the Miranda warning or also know as Miranda Rights. The court held that prosecutors could not use statements stemming from custodial interrogation of defendants.

Historical Significance

As result police officers must inform an arrested individual of all rights afforded to him or her in the US Constitution.


People were afraid that criminals not read these rights would be released and continue committing crimes.

Todays Significance

The Miranda Vs Arizona court case has become very much apart of all Americans life.
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