A decision by the United States Supreme Court concerning the rights of persons in police custody. In the case of Miranda versus Arizona, in 1966, the Court ruled that, before questioning by the police, suspects must be informed that they have the right to remain silent and the right to consult an attorney, and that anything they say may be used against them in court. The Miranda ruling protects a suspect's Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. The Miranda warning, a written statement of these rights, is normally recited by a police officer before interrogating the suspect in police custody.
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Unless there is a court decision that changes our law, we are OK.
Other major news outlets made the same decision, hiding behind a misplaced sense of multicultural sensitivity.
The decision not to run the cartoons is motivated by nothing more than fear: either fear of offending or fear of retaliation.
Who do you turn to now when you have a decision to make, when you have one less person to provide validation or advice?
At some point, show creator Mark Burnett made the diabolical decision to extend the show to 120 minutes.Donald Trump Fires Woman For Not Calling Bill Cosby|Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There was no vivacity in his putty-coloured features, but there were promptitude and decision in every abrupt gesture.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Aguinaldo withheld his decision until Paterno could report to him the definite opinions of his generals.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
After an hour, however, he reached this decision: He would not go to or call up Mrs. Merley.
In both cases the decision was made at a feast, and in favour of the one who “loved much.”Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
At last his anxiety reached a point where he was positive that if he received an adverse decision, it would surely kill him.