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Supreme Court Protects Police from Lawsuits over Violating Miranda Rights

HeadlineJun 24, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled individuals cannot sue police officers who do not read them their Miranda rights at the time of their arrest. The ruling was 6 to 3, with all six conservative justices in the majority. The ACLU criticized the ruling, saying, “This dangerous decision widens the gap between what the Constitution guarantees and what we can hold our government accountable for.”

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