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The Case of Ernesto Miranda

What is your opinion of the Supreme Court's decision in Miranda? Is Miranda necessary? Why do you feel this way? Explain and support your position.

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One of the most historical cases in judicial history, the basis of this case involved Ernesto Miranda and the State of Arizona. Miranda was arrested and questioned for nearly two hours by detectives on rape and kidnapping charges. In summary, he was never informed of his rights prior to questioning and signed a written confession after the long ordeal. However, law enforcement stated that he made the confession on his accord and read his rights. Though Miranda wrote a statement of confession and verbally acknowledged the criminal act he was accused of, he was ...