About Miranda v. Arizona

Question: Can you discuss the case of Miranda v. Arizona?

Answer: Miranda v. Arizona ultimately ended up at the Supreme Court. And the issue behind this case is whether if somebody is in custody and they’re being interrogated, whether or not they have the, basically the protection of being notified that they have a right to speak to law enforcement before any questioning on any particular subject which could be a crime. And what the Supreme Court said is, yes, that someone should have the right to speak to an attorney at critical stages of an investigation or following or leading up to an arrest, and that any information that potentially is told to them or evidence that is discovered would be suppressible.

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