Supreme Court Upholds Miranda Warnings
By Ed Somers
In a June 26 ruling, the United States Supreme Court voted 7-2 to uphold the 1966 Miranda decision regarding the rights of a suspect in Blice custody.
The so-called Miranda warning requires police to say some version of the following:
In making its ruling, the Court left open the question as to whether they would have ruled the same as the original five justices in the Miranda case. However, the Court cited a long tradition of respect for precedent, and found no compelling reason to overturn the decision.