Supreme Court - Miranda

NPR's Nina Totenberg reports the Supreme Court has reaffirmed the need for police to read suspects their rights. The justices said so-called "Miranda" warnings are *NOT* superceded by a federal law allowing the use of confessions by suspects who hadn't been told they had the right to remain silent. The 1966 Miranda decision protects a constitutional right against self-incrimination and can not be undone by Congress.



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