Category Archives: Miranda Rights

Are Miranda Warnings Required During a DUI Stop?


Many people believe that just because an officer doesn’t recite the Miranda warnings during a DUI stop their case will be dismissed. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. While most people know that Miranda warnings are usually recited at some point, … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget What to Say


In June I posted an article entitled “What Should I Have Done?” The purpose of the article was to clear up misconceptions about what to do should you get pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has created and made available a “Bust Card” which serves as a pocket-sized version of my article. Continue reading

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I wasn’t read my Miranda Warning!


Something that I hear in almost every client consultation I conduct after an arrest for DUI, is “I wasn’t read my Miranda Rights, can we get my case dismissed.” Despite the fact that I would love to say YES, it’s … Continue reading

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When do the police have to tell you your Miranda rights?


People often mistakenly believe when a police officer questions you, he must first give you your Miranda rights.  If the above statement is what you believed, you can blame TV.   TV shows often teach bad law.

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