September 6, 2013
by Addison Morris
Two independent UN human rights experts on Wednesday stressed the UK's obligation to ensure that investigative journalists are allowed protection from intimidation and punishment. Wednesday's statement comes as a reaction to the recent detention of David Miranda, partner of The Guardian journalist ...[read more]
April 21, 2013
by Jaimie Cremeans
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Saturday released a statement reacting to statements by federal officials that the recently apprehended Boston bombing suspect will not be read his Miranda rights before being interrogated. A US Department of Justice official announced on Friday that ...[read more]
October 5, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On October 5, 2010, the US District Court for the Southern District of New York sentenced Pakistani-born US citizen Faisal Shahzad to life in prison for attempting to detonate a car bomb in New York City's Time Square in May 2010. His sentencing came after Shahzad pleaded guilty to 10 counts of ...[read more]
June 1, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On June 1, 2010, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Berghuis v. Thompkins that when Miranda warnings are properly given, a person wishing to invoke the right to remain silent must do so unambiguously. The court overturned a ruling by the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, which held that ...[read more]
January 24, 2011
by Zach Zagger
The US Supreme Court granted certiorari in two cases Monday and summarily reversed a Ninth Circuit decision in a California parole case. In Howes v. Fields, the court granted certiorari to determine the scope of Miranda rights in jail. The case involves a Michigan man, Randall Fields, who was ...[read more]
November 1, 2010
by Ann Riley
The US Supreme Court on Monday granted certiorari in five cases and called for views by the Acting Solicitor General on two pending petitions. In JDB v. North Carolina, the court will determine whether a juvenile student who incriminated himself while being questioned by law enforcement officers ...[read more]
June 13, 2010
by Andrew Morgan
On June 13, 1966, the Supreme Court required that a suspect be warned of certain rights before police questioning. Learn more about Miranda v. Arizona... ...[read more]
May 10, 2010
by Matt Glenn
US Attorney General Eric Holder said Sunday that the Obama administration plans to ask Congress to enact legislation allowing interrogators to question terror suspects for a longer period of time than currently allowed before informing them of their constitutional rights to remain silent and be ...[read more]
October 1, 2009
by Christian Ehret
The US Supreme Court on Wednesday added 10 cases to its 2009 docket. In addition to taking a case dealing with the Second Amendment and another on a controversial terrorism law, the Court also granted certiorari in eight other cases. In Berghuis v. Thompkins, the Court will consider whether a ...[read more]
June 13, 2009
by JURIST Staff
On June 13, 1966, the Supreme Court required that a suspect be warned of certain rights before police questioning. Learn more about Miranda v. Arizona. ... ...[read more]

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