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Right to counsel -- United States


View Resource Justices Uphold Miranda

Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case of Dickerson v. United States, in which the confession of a bank robbery suspect in Virginia was suppressed because it was obtained before he was read his rights. In the 7-2 decision, the high court has effectively put an end to speculation over the famous Miranda warnings. The 1966 Miranda vs. Arizona was a landmark case, requiring...