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Ernesto Miranda: The Story Behind Miranda Rights

Ernesto Miranda: The Story Behind Miranda Rights

Update: 2023-09-261


This week we are discussing Ernesto Miranda, the namesake behind “Miranda Rights”, and the landmark case that reshaped the American legal procedure to this day. 

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  1. N/A, “Miranda Slain”, Associated Press, 1 Feb 1976

  2. NCC Staff, “The Miranda Warning…”, National Constitution Center, 13 June 2017

  3. Dungan, Ron, “Miranda and the right…”, The Republic, 11 June 2016

  4. Miranda v. Arizona, 1966

  5. N/A, “Suspect charged in…”, UPI, 5 Feb 1976

  6. N/A, “Explore the history…”, Lewis and Roca LLP Lawyers, accessed 17 Sept 2023 

  7. N/A, “Miranda, Ernest”,, accessed 17 Sept 2023

  8. N/A, “Facts and Case Summary…”, United States Courts, accessed 18 Sept 2023

  9. N/A, “History of Miranda Warning”,, accessed 18 Sept 2023

  10. Lief, Michael S. and Caldwell, Mitchell, “You have the right…” American Heritage Magazine, August/September 2006

  11. Hardy, David C., “What are Miranda rights…”, The Hardly Law Firm, P.A., 26 Aug 2018

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Ernesto Miranda: The Story Behind Miranda Rights

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