Tag: Miranda rights
Supreme Court Issues New Guidance on Miranda

Today, in a 5-4 decision, the Court issued an opinion in Berghuis v. Thompkins.  The Court held that that a defendant who refused to sign a waiver form after being advised of his Miranda rights, and then was silent for most of a three-hour custodial interrogation before incriminating himself in a shooting, had waived his right to…
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