Miranda Rule Exceptions | LegalMatch Law Library

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Authored by Ken LaMance, LegalMatch Law Library Managing Editor and Attorney at Law

What is a Miranda Warning?

A Miranda Warning is the procedure followed by the police when they take someone into custody to be interrogated. If the proper warnings are not given, and a custodial interrogation occurs, all statements made by the defendant are inadmissible. The suspect needs to be made aware of the following if Miranda is properly followed:

Are there Exceptions to the Miranda Rule?

The following are situations where courts have deemed that Miranda is not necessitated:

Should I Contact a Criminal Defense Attorney?

If you have been questioned by the police, and feel that your Miranda rights were violated, you may want to contact a criminal defense attorney in order to best determine if this violation constitutes a plausible defense. Because this area of criminal law is complicated, the counsel of an experienced criminal defense attorney may be beneficial when determining what are the best defenses to use in your particular case.

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