The exclusionary rule and the Miranda warnings should be abolished

The exclusionary rule and the Miranda warnings should be abolished

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The exclusionary rule and the  Miranda  warnings should be abolished  1. The Miranda rule blocks law enforcement from obtaining confessions during police  interrogations. It sets free guilty criminals so they can victimize society again. 2. If legal “technicalities” such as the exclusionary rule and the  Miranda  rule were  eliminated, there would be less crime because more criminals would be locked up and  restrained from preying upon the public.  3. There are better means of enforcing constitutional protections than  Miranda . One  replacement for  Miranda  would be to videotape or record police interrogations.  4. Miranda sends the wrong symbolic message: It is more important to protect criminals' 
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