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Miranda v. Arizona
Citation:384 U.S. 436 (1966)
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Miranda (Petitioner) was subjected to custodial interrogations in a special interrogation room by police officers without being informed of his constitutional right to counsel or his right to remain silent. His confession to committing a crime was then introduced as evidence against him. At trial, he moved to suppress his statements to the officers that incriminated himself, arguing that they violated his Fifth Amendment rights.
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