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26th Feb '17 4:37:43 PM Taskmaster123
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** As the original book ''Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets'' points out, ''Miranda'' is essentially a compromise between a court system that wants to see the rights of the accused protected, and a society that wants to see crimes punished (because confessions are, by and large, the most effective vehicle for that).

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** As the original book ''Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets'' points out, ''Miranda'' is essentially a compromise between a court system that wants to see the rights of the accused protected, and a society that wants to see crimes punished (because 6(because confessions are, by and large, the most effective vehicle for that).that).
* A good rule for anyone who encounters the police is that if the police ''ask'' you if they can do something, that means they ''cannot'' do it without your permission. If they don't need your permission, they aren't going to bother asking for it. No police officer ''ever'' asked someone for permission to arrest them. "Can I search your car?" or "you mind if I take a look in your car? You've got nothing to hide, right?" are ways that the police try to get around this without violating your rights, because if you gave them permission to search your person, your house, or your vehicle and they do find something, you are under arrest and it's perfectly legal because they had your ''permission.'' If a police officer ''asks'' to search you or your car or asks if he can talk to you, the smart thing to say is "am I being detained?" If they answer no, then tell them they do not have your permission and you are leaving. They can't stop you without arresting you. If they do arrest you, then you have the right to remain silent and you don't have to say anything. Also remember that if a police officer asks to search you or your vehicle or your house and you are not under arrest, if you say no, they cannot say "well, I'm searching anyway." THIS HAPPENS ALL THE TIME, AND THE POLICE DO IT BECAUSE THEY KNOW THAT THEY WILL OFTEN GET AWAY WITH IT. Do not resist, but keep repeating that you do not give your permission, record everything on your phone if you can, and tell anyone nearby that you are being searched without your permission and would like them to stick around to get their name and phone number. If they do find something and arrest you, you will need all the witnesses you can get because anything found under those conditions is inadmissible. There is a clip online of a police officer telling men that he had pulled over that if they do not cooperate, he will just "make something up" and have them put away in jail for the rest of their lives. He boldly stated that THE POLICE DO THIS ALL THE TIME, and it's true. There are ''thousands'' of innocent men behind bars because of this.
12th Dec '16 1:49:50 PM luiz4200
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* ''WesternAnimation/BeCoolScoobyDoo'': Upon being arrested by the clown police for breaking the cardinal code of clownhood, a MonsterClown is told he has the right to remain silent should he choose to be tried as a mime.
17th Nov '16 2:51:16 AM jamespolk
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* Miranda rights are often read by Literature/HarryBosch and other detectives in the works of Creator/MichaelConnelly. On several occasions, the detectives [[DiscussedTrope talk about]] when it will be required to Mirandize someone during a voluntary interview. One incident that is discussed in ''Literature/ADarknessMoreThanNight'' happened prior to the events of ''Literature/TheLastCoyote'', when Harry had convinced a suspect in a murder case to come to the police station for a voluntary interview. The suspect at that point had claimed self-defense and thought he was being interviewed as a victim and witness. Before Harry could begin the interview, however, his [[ObstructiveBureaucrat lieutenant]] went and read the suspect his Miranda rights, tipping him off that they were investigating the incident as a murder rather than self-defense. When Harry started the interview and the suspect asked for a lawyer (essentially ending the interview before it could begin), Harry confronted the lieutenant and [[DisproportionateRetribution shoved him through his office window]].

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* Miranda rights are often read by Literature/HarryBosch and other detectives in the works of Creator/MichaelConnelly. On several occasions, the detectives [[DiscussedTrope talk about]] when it will be required to Mirandize someone during a voluntary interview. One incident that is discussed in ''Literature/ADarknessMoreThanNight'' happened prior to the events of In ''Literature/TheLastCoyote'', when Harry had convinced a suspect in a murder case to come to the police station for a voluntary interview. The suspect at that point had claimed self-defense and thought he was being interviewed as a victim and witness. Before Harry hopes to cajole a confession out of the suspect, but before he could begin the interview, however, his [[ObstructiveBureaucrat lieutenant]] went and read the suspect his Miranda rights, tipping him off that they were investigating the incident as a murder rather than self-defense. When Harry started the interview and the suspect asked for a lawyer (essentially ending the interview before it could begin), Harry confronted the lieutenant and [[DisproportionateRetribution shoved him through his office window]].
16th Oct '16 11:08:56 AM Gamermaster
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* Members of [[TheFederation the TSAB]] in ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' always read criminals their rights when they confront them, although they do it from memory and people are apparently expected to defend themselves in court.[[note]]This isn't as bad as it seems since the TSAB as a whole is ''very'' forgiving of extenuating circumstances.[[/note]]

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* Members of [[TheFederation the TSAB]] in ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' always read criminals their rights when they confront them, although they do it from memory and people are apparently expected to defend themselves in court.court (though there is at least one case of [[ReasonableAuthorityFigure an arresting officer]] personally acting as [[AntiVillain the accused's]] lawyer).[[note]]This isn't as bad as it seems since the TSAB as a whole is ''very'' forgiving of extenuating circumstances.[[/note]]



* Hilarously parodied in Spanish comic ''{{ComicBook/Pafman}}'', the main characters say the lines "everything you say could be used against you". The bad guy ask what that does mean, so they [[PaintingTheMedium take the speech balloon]] that contains this question and smash it in his face.

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* Hilarously Hilariously parodied in Spanish comic ''{{ComicBook/Pafman}}'', the main characters say the lines "everything you say could be used against you". The bad guy ask what that does mean, so they [[PaintingTheMedium take the speech balloon]] that contains this question and smash it in his face.
14th Oct '16 3:19:24 PM nombretomado
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* Parodied in ''ExterminatusNow'', too.
* From one ''PennyArcade'' strip about two officers arresting a "Lamer".

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* %%* Parodied in ''ExterminatusNow'', ''Webcomic/ExterminatusNow'', too.
* From one ''PennyArcade'' ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'' strip about two officers arresting a "Lamer".



* TheIllustratedGuideToLaw has a lengthy section on Miranda rights, what you can do in any particular situation, and what is admissible by the police. A summation of everything can be found [[http://lawcomic.net/guide/ here]] It also points out that technically what you're waiving when you waive your Miranda rights is not your right to silence and to have an attorney present but your right for the government to not coerce you into giving testimony you would not otherwise have given.

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* TheIllustratedGuideToLaw ''Webcomic/TheIllustratedGuideToLaw'' has a lengthy section on Miranda rights, what you can do in any particular situation, and what is admissible by the police. A summation of everything can be found [[http://lawcomic.net/guide/ here]] It also points out that technically what you're waiving when you waive your Miranda rights is not your right to silence and to have an attorney present but your right for the government to not coerce you into giving testimony you would not otherwise have given.
7th Oct '16 12:52:47 PM ultimomant
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** In spinoff ''MajorCrimes'', Captain Raydor will usually advise suspects of their Miranda rights, and then advise them that if they call a lawyer, the chances of a plea-bargain deal go out the window.

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** In spinoff ''MajorCrimes'', ''Series/MajorCrimes'', Captain Raydor will usually advise suspects of their Miranda rights, and then advise them that if they call a lawyer, the chances of a plea-bargain deal go out the window.


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* Parodied in the ''WesternAnimation/SWATKats'' episode "The Pastmaster Always Rings Twice". The Pastmaster reanimates several skeletons to do his bidding. When the skeletons try to attack some Enforcer pilots, the pilots say, "You have the right to remain ''buried''!" before blowing them to pieces with a gatling gun.
29th Sep '16 11:52:29 PM PaulA
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* Miranda rights are often read by [[Creator/MichaelConnelly Harry Bosch and other detectives in the Connelly universe]]. On several occasions, the detectives [[DiscussedTrope talk about]] when it will be required to Mirandize someone during a voluntary interview. One incident that is discussed in ''A Darkness More Than Night'' happened prior to the events of ''The Last Coyote'', when Harry had convinced a suspect in a murder case to come to the police station for a voluntary interview [[note]]the suspect at that point had claimed self-defense and thought he was being interviewed as a victim and witness[[/note]]. Before Harry could begin the interview, however, his [[ObstructiveBureaucrat lieutenant]] went and read the suspect his Miranda rights, tipping him off that they were investigating the incident as a murder rather than self-defense. When Harry started the interview and the suspect asked for a lawyer (essentially ending the interview before it could begin), Harry confronted the lieutenant and [[DisproportionateRetribution shoved him through his office window]].

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* Miranda rights are often read by [[Creator/MichaelConnelly Harry Bosch Literature/HarryBosch and other detectives in the Connelly universe]].works of Creator/MichaelConnelly. On several occasions, the detectives [[DiscussedTrope talk about]] when it will be required to Mirandize someone during a voluntary interview. One incident that is discussed in ''A Darkness More Than Night'' ''Literature/ADarknessMoreThanNight'' happened prior to the events of ''The Last Coyote'', ''Literature/TheLastCoyote'', when Harry had convinced a suspect in a murder case to come to the police station for a voluntary interview [[note]]the interview. The suspect at that point had claimed self-defense and thought he was being interviewed as a victim and witness[[/note]].witness. Before Harry could begin the interview, however, his [[ObstructiveBureaucrat lieutenant]] went and read the suspect his Miranda rights, tipping him off that they were investigating the incident as a murder rather than self-defense. When Harry started the interview and the suspect asked for a lawyer (essentially ending the interview before it could begin), Harry confronted the lieutenant and [[DisproportionateRetribution shoved him through his office window]].
24th Sep '16 6:01:06 PM Gamermaster
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* Members of [[TheFederation the TSAB]] in ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' always read criminals their rights when they confront them, although they do it from memory and no mention of being provided a lawyer is made.

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* Members of [[TheFederation the TSAB]] in ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' always read criminals their rights when they confront them, although they do it from memory and no mention people are apparently expected to defend themselves in court.[[note]]This isn't as bad as it seems since the TSAB as a whole is ''very'' forgiving of being provided a lawyer is made.extenuating circumstances.[[/note]]
24th Sep '16 5:56:19 PM Gamermaster
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* Members of [[TheFederation the TSAB]] in ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' always read criminals their rights when they confront them, although they do it from memory and no mention of being provided a lawyer is made.
18th Jul '16 1:52:22 AM LucaEarlgrey
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* This happens in a GameOver on ''The Getaway: Pinball/HighSpeed II'', the idea being that [[HeroAntagonist Car 504]] has pulled you over for going waaayyyy above the speed limit.
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