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Police Who Don't Confirm ‘Right To Remain Silent' When Making Arrests Can't Be Sued, Supreme Court Rules

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The court it doesn't law enforcement not reading someone their Miranda rights doesn't violate the Constitution.
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Supreme Court rules in favor of LASD deputy who was sued after failing to read Miranda warning

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The Supreme Court ruled that law enforcement officers can't be sued when they violate the rights of criminal suspects by failing to provide the Miranda warning.
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1964: Civil Rights Act bans racial and gender-based discrimination against college applicants

1964: Civil Rights Act bans racial and gender-based discrimination against college applicants

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In the early 1960s, young Black Americans began attending previously segregated universities, often with the help of federal court rulings. In 1961, a federal district court ordered the University of Georgia to admit two Black students, Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne...
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Supreme Court Rules Out Suing Police For Miranda Violations

Supreme Court Rules Out Suing Police For Miranda Violations

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The court ruled in favor of a sheriff's deputy who was sued after he failed to read a Miranda warning to a hospital worker accused of sexually assaulting a patient.
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Supreme Court rules out suing police for Miranda violations

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Criminal suspects can no longer sue police officers for failing to provide the familiar Miranda warning before questioning them.
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Supreme Court rules out suing police for Miranda violations

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WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that law enforcement officers can't be sued when they violate the rights of criminal suspects by failing to provide the familiar Miranda warning before questioning them.
The justices ruled 6-3 in favor of a sheriff's deputy who was sued after he failed to read a Miranda warning - “You have the right to remain silent,” it begins - to a Los Angeles hospital worker accused of sexually assaulting a patient.
The issue in the case was whether the warning given to criminal suspects before they talk to authorities, which the court recognized in its...
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Supreme Court limits ability to enforce Miranda rights

Supreme Court limits ability to enforce Miranda rights

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The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that suspects who are not warned about their right to remain silent cannot sue a police officer for damages under federal civil rights law.
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