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What are some of the amendments addressed in the Miranda Warnings?

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Miranda Warnings

What are some of the amendments addressed in the Miranda Warnings?

The Miranda Warnings was a judicial response to a 1966 case involving Ernesto Miranda a mentally disturbed man with a ninth grade education from Arizona who confessed to kidnapping and rape of a young girl. First denying involvement, he was questioned for 2 hours without being advised that he did not have to answer questions pertaining to the crime or his right to have ...

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The solution provides a brief history of the Miranda Warning and court decision that was the basis of the development of the Miranda Warnings.

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