How do Miranda rights help protect people from police brutality and abuse?

Question: How do Miranda rights help protect people from police brutality and abuse?

Answer: I think that the Miranda rights protect people against police abuse. And I’ve seen time and time again where the police interrogate people, and they really use dirty tricks—and they’re allowed to. I mean, they’re allowed to lie to people, they’re allowed to trick people, they’re allowed to use rouses, they’re allowed to provide misinformation to confuse people. Oftentimes this holds up in court if a person waives their right and agrees to submit to interrogation. And so the Miranda rights protect people from being victims of this what I consider to be police abuse interrogation—often legal abuse—by informing them of their rights and allowing them to preempt this process to say, “Look, I’m not going to submit to this police interrogation at all. I’m not going to put myself in that situation. I’m going to invoke my right to remain silent, speak to an attorney, have an attorney present during any questioning—if there is questioning at all—so that my counsel can make sure that none of these police abuses occur.”

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