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Miranda rights news and analysis from The Nation
January 29, 2018
In the Legal System, Talking White Is a Precursor to Justice—and That’s Wrong
If the legal system keeps treating AAE as a lesser form of English, it can never claim to view black people with the same legitimacy as white people.
October 29, 2014
These 3 Men Have Been Locked Up For Almost 20 Years. Are They Innocent?
In 1996, the NYPD charged George Bell, Gary Johnson and Rohan Bolt in the brutal Davis-Epstein murders, but the evidence was never airtight.
April 24, 2013
Washington’s Response to 9/11: Torture, Disappearances, War Crimes
That’s the unanimous conclusion of a nonpartisan task force. It should teach us not to overreact to the Boston bombings.
May 18, 2010
Holder Gambles With Terrorism Suspects’ Miranda Rights
Expanding the public safety exception to
may not make much difference on the ground. But Holder's push suggests the Obama administration has bought Bush's framing on terrorism.
June 29, 2000
Miranda Rights Reread
It is impossible to overstate the importance--politically and legally--of the Supreme Court's recent 7-to-2 reaffirmation of its 1966 ruling in
Miranda v. Arizona
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