Who was Ernesto Miranda and why is his name linked to virtually every police interview or interrogation?
Research Ernesto Miranda’s personal history, including his family, criminal activity and ultimate fate.
Research the case itself. What was the precise argument that led to the court’s decision?
Research and discuss challenges to the Miranda ruling.
There are some who say it has outlived its usefulness and should be replaced, along with the exclusionary rule.
Some argue that the Miranda ruling as well as the exclusionary rule should be tougher, not more lenient.
Debate the validity of these arguments.
(3 – 4 pages, Time New Roman, 12-point font, double-spaced).
Two scholarly journal articles should be included as references.