Miranda vs. Arizona and Dickerson vs. U.S. Argumentative Essay by melbrooke

Miranda vs. Arizona and Dickerson vs. U.S.
Argues that the Miranda warning is an important part of police procedure and that removal of the Miranda law would cause more harm than good.
# 58194 | 1,838 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on May 03, 2005 in Law (Constitution) , Law (Historic Trials) , Criminology (General)

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This paper first gives a brief history of the "Miranda vs. Arizona" landmark case in which the Supreme Court ruled that, upon arrest, a defendant must be informed of certain constitutionally protected rights. The paper then discusses the significance of "Dickerson vs. United States," a case that challenged the Miranda ruling. This is followed by a discussion of the positive and negative impacts the Miranda rule has had on the criminal justice system, as well as the author's own arguments that pre-Miranda rule on the issue would cause more harm than good and would place a considerable burden on the justice system.

From the Paper:

"In 1966, the Supreme Court decided Miranda v. Arizona, a landmark case that has had far-reaching effects on all aspects of American life. The case sought to reconcile the conflict between law enforcement and individual interests. While the case and its ensuing decision is more complicated, the essential question presented in Miranda asked whether individuals have the right to be informed by the police, before interrogation, of certain constitutionally protected civil rights. Thirty-four years later, in 2000, the decision reached in Miranda was challenged by Dickerson v. United States, which questioned the constitutionality of a 1968 statute. The main issue raised in Dickerson was whether Congress could legislatively overrule Miranda v. Arizona and its guidelines for the admissibility of statements made under custodial interrogation."

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Miranda vs. Arizona and Dickerson vs. U.S. (2005, May 03) Retrieved January 19, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/argumentative-essay/miranda-vs-arizona-and-dickerson-vs-u-s-58194/

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"Miranda vs. Arizona and Dickerson vs. U.S." 03 May 2005. Web. 19 January. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/argumentative-essay/miranda-vs-arizona-and-dickerson-vs-u-s-58194/>