Almost everyone who has a TV and a vague understanding of how our legal system works has heard of Miranda Rights, even if the understanding might be misled. Most Americans have at one time or another heard the words, "You have the right to remain silent," either from TV shows or other forms of media. Cop dramas almost never state the full Miranda Rights and most people do not fully understand when these warnings are implemented or why. Because of this, there is a misconception that if you are arrested and an officer does not recite the Miranda warnings, you can use that as an argument to get your case dismissed. This is far from true. Our Orange County criminal defense attorney explains what you need to know about your Miranda Rights and how they are really implemented in the legal system.
Posted By The Law Offices of Jacqueline Goodman || 26-Mar-2015
Although Americans are protected from illegal searches and seizures by the 4thAmendment, many are confused as to what this means, practically speaking. The following are some common questions regarding searches and seizures and the answers.