Friday, April 26, 2013

Miranda Warnings

The question of when to read the Boston bombing suspect the Miranda warnings raises an interesting issue for attorneys: in order to build a case, they're left with the work of police officers and other investigators who acted before attorneys were brought in. Whether, when, and how Miranda warnings were given is at the crux of a huge percentage of criminal cases. For example,
What does this mean for you? Your job as an attorney is to work with the case and the facts you're given. If a criminal law practice is in your future, become expert on Miranda law and keep current on any changes in the law. Also, get to know law enforcement and what they're taught with respect to the Miranda warnings.