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Asked on: 8/31/13, 7:49 am

I was arrested for simple theft and the officer didnt read me my rights. I was wondering how or how much this could aid me in my defense.

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Answered on: 8/31/13, 8:34 am by Robert Luedeman

For the Miranda warning a person must both be in custody and in the process of being interrogated. Merely being arrested does not trigger the warning.

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