LS305-01 Constitutional Law Unit 9 assignment

With lower tier scrutiny of rights the government

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With Lower-tier scrutiny of rights “the government need only show that the challenged classification is rationally related to serving a legitimate state interest.” This classification generally includes innocent children of illegal aliens, homosexuals and disadvantage mentally retarded people such as the case of Romer v. Evans, 517 U.S. 620 (1996) one of the first cases in which the Court found a law that disadvantaged a person based on the sexual orientation. Miranda v. Arizona is an upper tier case. The "Miranda Rights" that are read to suspects of a crime. Even though many of us may be familiar with hearing the terminology from television and movies, most of us do not understand the true roots of the Miranda rights. The actual case of Miranda v Arizona is considered to be the birth of the "Right to remain silent."
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LS305-01 Constitutional Law Unit 9 assignment On March 13, 1963, Ernesto Miranda was arrested at his Arizona home. The police took him into custody, and transported him to a Phoenix police station. The witness whom had filed the complaint identified him. Miranda was then lead to the interrogation room where the police officers proceeded to question him. Miranda had never been informed of his rights prior to the questioning. Miranda was never told he had the right to an attorney to be present during the questioning. After two hours, the officers had succeeded in getting a written confession signed by Miranda. Located on the top of the confession was a typed paragraph stating that the confession
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  • Fall '12
  • Supreme Court of the United States, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Miranda v. Arizona, Ernesto Miranda, Constitutional Law Unit, LS305-01 Constitutional Law

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