Quantcast
Home / Top Legal News / Disputed Mirandizing meant silence could be used to impeach (access required)

Disputed Mirandizing meant silence could be used to impeach (access required)

  An arrested person’s right to remain silent would be worth very little if that silence could be treated as an admission of guilt, so the U.S. Supreme Court has said that prosecutors seeking to impeach a defendant’s testimony at trial can make reference to a defendant’s silence right up to the moment he received a ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*