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Miranda Rights Misconceptions
Miranda Rights Misconceptions

The Miranda Warning, commonly known as being ‘Mirandized,’ is one of the most talked about and misunderstood aspects of criminal arrest and investigation. “You have the right to remain silent, anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the ...

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