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Historic Decisions of the Supreme Court

Miranda v. Arizona

Use the Web sites below to research laws and other court decisions related to Mapp and Miranda. Then, prepare a debate on whether courts should or should not set a guilty person free if the government broke the law in establishing that person's guilt.

Beyond Miranda http://www.landmarkcases.org/ miranda/ beyond.html
A summary of Supreme Court cases since 1966 dealing with Miranda.

Miranda v. Arizona http://www.landmarkcases.org/ miranda/ background3.html
Summary and questions pertaining to the landmark case that called into question the rights of the accused while in police custody.

Miranda v. Arizona http://www.tourolaw.edu/ patch/ Miranda/
Copy of the decision of the Court as delivered by Chief Justice Warren on June 13, 1966.