Miranda vs. Arizona

Ernesto Miranda was a man who, in the year of 1963, was arrested in Phoenix, Arizona for kidnapping and raping a slightly retarded eighteen-year-old female and armed robbery. He was taken into custody by the Phoenix police and while being held, he signed a written confession to committing the crime. This confession was used against him in court. After the conviction, Mr. Miranda's lawyers appealed, saying that Mr. Miranda did not know that he was protected from self-incrimination. Self-incrimination is when you imply that you are guilty, even if you not.
Like I said before, Ernesto's lawyers appealed because he signed a written confession to committing the crime, which was self-incriminating. Then the case went up to the Supreme Court, where the conviction was overthrown.
Since thefirst court case was over thrown, they had to retry the case. While being retried, new evidence was dug up and the court made Mr. Miranda serve lots of time in prison. But after eleven years in prison, in the year 1972, he got out on parole at the age of thirty. But that did not last very long because in 1976, just four years after he got out of prison, he was killed in a bar room fight when he was stabbed, he was only thirty four years old when he died.
The Miranda warnings are as stated below:
1.You have the right to remain silent.
2.Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.
3.You have the right to an attorney.
4.If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed to represent you.
5.You can choose to exercise these rights at anytime

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