Once I’ve read Supreme Court Decides Your Silence May Be Used Against You, I realized I really don’t understand not only this “anti-Miranda” thing, but even the need of a Miranda warning altogether.
I mean, it’s only fair to inform the arrested person of his or her rights, but this idiocy established in 1976 — 190 years after the establishment of the United States! — that failing to do so would not only violate the Fifth and the Sixth Amendment, but it would also void the entire evidence collected under the circumstances is unbelievable! (Yes, Ernesto Miranda was a kidnapper and a rapist, and he couldn’t be convicted because of this lawyer’s trick.) Read more