Case Study Of The Supreme Court Case Of Miranda V. Arizona

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The landmark U.S. Supreme Court case I have chosen to write about is Miranda v. Arizona. This was a case in Arizona where Mr. Miranda was arrested at his home and taken by police into custody to a police station where he was then identified by a complaining witness. Once, he was identified he was interrogated by two police officers for about two hours and as a result to this long interrogation he signed a written confession to the crime. Therefore, once the case went to trial his oral and written confessions were read to the jury. He was then found guilty of kidnapping as well as rape and sentence to 20-30 years’ imprisonment on each count (uscourt.gov. com. n.d.). After being sentenced Mr. Miranda appealed the court’s decision in the Supreme Court of Arizona and they held that his constitutional rights were not violated in obtaining the confession (uscourt.gov. com. n.d.). Although, the Supreme Court of Arizona voted that his rights were not violated Mr. Miranda was not satisfied with their decision and took his case to the …show more content…
Police officer would not have to read them their Miranda Rights and when they get to talking about the crime the officer would not have to inform them of any rights and take their statement down which could be later used in court. Although, there may be some trickery behind the way some police receive their confessions as long as it was done legally and to a standard provided by the department and can be proven that there was no type of force used to get the confession the department would maybe solve a lot more crimes. However, if there was some form of force then the confession would not be admissible in court and the entire case could be thrown out of court. Therefore, a lot of criminal would not be too quick to talk about their crimes in front of police officers when they are not in

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