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Opening Arguments Archive: Topics: Fundamental Rights

Supreme Court in Miranda case: Suspect must invoke right

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a criminal suspect must explicitly invoke the right to remain silent during a police interrogation, a decision that dissenting liberal justices said turns the protections of a Miranda warning “upside down.”

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 1, 2010; 1:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (42)
Categories:  Supreme Court , Topic: Civil Rights , Topics: Fundamental Rights  
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Key Excerpt: Coburn and Sotomayor on Fundamental Rights

Courtesy of CQ Transcriptions SEN. COBURN: Thank you. I want to go back to a couple of other areas that we talked about. One is -- is some answers to questions that you gave to -- questions from Senator Hatch....

By Washington Post editors  |  July 16, 2009; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Hearings , Supreme Court , Topics: Fundamental Rights  
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