A question of ethics

A question of ethics - A question of ethics. 1. If...

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A question of ethics. 1. If McFarland was advised of his rights then the officer’s don’t have to ask if he is willing to wave those rights. The Miranda rule does not apply. McFarland could have stopped the questioning any time he wanted. 2. Sometimes it is necessary for officers to ask questions that might seem like trickery. Especially when the public is at risk, they should be able to justify there actions. Should we have to state the Miranda rights for suspected terrorist or threat’s to American’s? Normally officers should abide by the laws we follow as citizens and this practice of trickery is only used to protect the public. Miranda Rights Miranda rights acquired their name from a Supreme Court case involving a person with the last name "Miranda" and a violation of that person's rights. Consequently, whenever a person is arrested and charged with a crime, the authorities mirandize the alleged defendant, which means, in short, that they read or recite the Miranda rights. You have the right to remain silent (meaning you cannot be forced to give evidence that may
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2011 for the course BU 206 taught by Professor Rolfes during the Spring '11 term at Herzing.

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