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In 1966 the U S Supreme Court handed down its landmark decision in Miranda v Arizona The Miranda decision was a departure from the established law in the area of police interrogation Prior to Miranda a confession would be suppressed only if a court determined it resulted from some actual coercion threat or promise The Miranda decision was intended to protect suspects of their 5th Amendment right of no self-incrimination The verdict of Miranda v Arizona is an efficient way of informing criminal suspects of their rights established by the Constitution allowing un-Constitutional confessions to be nullinvoid in the court of law However it does not enforce it well enough For example a statement taken in violation of Miranda can be used for impeachment purposes and deciding whether evidence derived from a Miranda violation is admissible Also Miranda applies to undercover police interrogation and prior to routine booking questions protecting all suspect in American custody to be aware of their rights Next it says that police may not continue to interrogate a suspect after he makes a request for a lawyer At approximately 830 pm on November 27 1962 a young woman left the First National Bank of Arizona after attending night classes A male suspect robbed the woman 1 of 8 at knife-point after forcing his way into her car Four months later the same suspect abducted an 18-year-old girl at knife-point and after tying her hands and feet drove to a secluded area of the desert and raped her On March 13 1963 police arrested 23-year-old Ernesto Arthur Miranda as a suspect in the two crimes Miranda had a prior arrest record for armed robbery and a juvenile record for among other things attempted rape assault and burglary Both victims viewed corporeal lineups and identified Miranda as their attacker The police questioned Miranda and he confessed to both crimes He signed a confession to the rape that included a typed paragraph
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