Scotus cases similar to or like Miranda v. Arizona

Landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court ruled that the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution restricts prosecutors from using a person's statements made in response to interrogation in police custody as evidence at their trial unless they can show that the person was informed of the right to consult with an attorney before and during questioning, and of the right against self-incrimination before police questioning, and that the defendant not only understood these rights, but voluntarily waived them. Wikipedia

  • Ernesto Miranda

    American criminal and laborer whose conviction on kidnapping, rape, and armed robbery charges based on his confession under police interrogation was set aside in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona, which ruled that criminal suspects must be informed of their right against self-incrimination and their right to consult with an attorney before being questioned by police. Known as a Miranda warning. Wikipedia

  • Miranda warning

    Type of notification customarily given by police to criminal suspects in police custody advising them of their right to silence; that is, their right to refuse to answer questions or provide information to law enforcement or other officials. These rights are often referred to as Miranda rights. Wikipedia

  • Schmerber v. California

    Landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court clarified the application of the Fourth Amendment's protection against warrantless searches and the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination for searches that intrude into the human body. Until Schmerber, the Supreme Court had not yet clarified whether state police officers must procure a search warrant before taking blood samples from criminal suspects. Wikipedia

  • Decision by the United States Supreme Court holding that once a defendant invokes his Sixth Amendment right to counsel, police must cease custodial interrogation. Only permissible once defendant's counsel has been made available to him, or he himself initiates further communication, exchanges, or conversations with the police. Wikipedia

  • Landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court ruled that the exclusionary rule, which prevents prosecutors from using evidence in court that was obtained by violating the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, applies not only to the U.S. federal government, but also to the U.S. states. Applicable only to actions of the federal government into the Fourteenth Amendment due process clause which is applicable to actions of the states. Wikipedia

  • Legal rule, based on constitutional law, that prevents evidence collected or analyzed in violation of the defendant's constitutional rights from being used in a court of law. Example of a prophylactic rule formulated by the judiciary in order to protect a constitutional right. Wikipedia


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