Ernesto Miranda Inspired Miranda Warnings

By Deena Bustillo on
Ernest Miranda was a man who was arrested in 1963 for the rape and kidnapping of an 18-year-old woman. He was taken into custody and placed in a police lineup, then after a 2-hour interrogation, Miranda confessed to the crime -- without being informed of his rights. He wrote a confession after being positively identified by the victim, and at the top of the paper was written: "…this statement has been made voluntarily and of my own free will, with no threats, coercion or promises of...Read Full Story