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Mirandavsarizona

  1. 1. MIRANDA VS ARIZONA (1966)
  2. 2. THE CASE In 1963, Ernesto Miranda was arrested in Phoenix, Arizona for armed robbery,and for kidnapping and raping a slightly retarded 18-year-old woman. He already had a record for armed robbery, and juvenile record including attempted rape, assault , and burglary.
  3. 3. The argument of the prosecution was about Ernesto Miranda kidnapping and raping a slightly retarded 18-year-old woman.(Rebecca Ann Johnson)   The problem argued was that the officers did not read him his rights. To read the rights of the accused   The Prosecution
  4. 4. THE DEFENSE The main argument of the defense was that they did not read him his rights. He wasn’t aware of his right’s, Now it’s the law to read the rights of the accused.  
  5. 5. The Miranda rights: You have the right to remain silent Anything you say can be used against you in the court of law. You have the right to the presence of an attorney to assist you prior to questioning, and to be with you during questioning. If you so desire. if you cannot afford an attorney you have the right to have an attorney appointed for you prior to questioning. Do you understand these rights? Will you voluntarily answer my questioning?
  6. 6. They sent Ernesto Miranda to prison for 11 years for the rapping of Rebecca Ann Johnson. It’s now a law that the police have to read the rights of the accused. THE VERDICT

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