Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Miranda Anniversary

Forty-one years ago, on June 13, 1966, the United States Supreme Court decided Miranda v. Arizona and "Miranda warnings" became part of the American legal landscape. For an overview of the interesting facts behind the crime, the investigation, the court process, and Ernesto Miranda's life after the decision (with photos and excerpts from trial testimony), take a look at "Miranda vs. Arizona: The Crime That Changed American Justice," from the Court TV Crime Library, and "You Have the Right to Remain Silent" (American Heritage, August/September, 2006), archived at

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

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