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50th Anniversary of Miranda v. Arizona

June 13 marks the 50th anniversary of the seminal opinion in Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966).  In a 5-4 opinion written by Chief Justice Earl Warren, the Supreme Court answered the question of whether statements made by a suspect during custodial...

Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966)

On June 13, 1966, in an opinion written by Chief Justice Earl Warren, the Supreme Court answered the question of whether statements made by a suspect during custodial interrogations are admissible against him in a criminal trial.  The opinion also answered...