Miranda Rule
n.
A rule requiring that before a person is interrogated about a crime he or she be informed of legal protections against self-incrimination and the right to counsel, a procedure called the Miranda warning or reading someone his or her rights; evidence obtained from questioning done without first reading the Miranda warning is inadmissible in court (except for impeachment purposes).

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


Miranda rule
n. The rule, formed from constitutional law, that suspects must be advised of certain rights (such as the right to remain silent and the right to an attorney) before being questioned by the police.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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