Through TV and popular movies, we’ve all seen enough crime dramas to have an idea of how things are supposed to go when someone gets arrested. After the subject has been placed in custody, the police officer will read them their Miranda rights, which goes something along the lines of ‘you have the right […]
Because of the numerous law enforcement shows on TV, most people are familiar with their Miranda rights. Most Americans know these from memory, and they can recite them.
Because we’re so familiar with these words, we might think we know how to apply them in specific situations, but many of us really don’t know what […]
Chances are even if you have never been arrested you have heard of Miranda rights. These rights are what are read to anyone who is being arrested and include the right to remain silent. However, you may not realize what this right to remain silent truly means for you if you are ever being […]
You do have the right to remain silent after you’re arrested. You don’t have to divulge information that could be incriminating to you. The Miranda warning, sometimes called Miranda rights, are protections the police tell you about when you’re in police custody. It’s something they have to tell you before you’re questioned. If police […]