“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you…”
We’ve all heard this phrase in movies and television, but how do these rights actually work in the real world? If you are arrested and law enforcement officers are asking you questions, will all of your answers be evidence used against you? If you are pulled over for possibly driving under the influence, will your silence get you off free?
Let’s explore Miranda rights and how they work in Texas when you interact with law enforcement.
What Are Miranda Rights?
Miranda vs. Arizona was a Supreme Court case that looked at the conviction of Ernesto Miranda. Miranda was unaware that he could invoke [...]