The Miranda Warnings

bestmilitarydefenseucmjdefenselawyer169Miranda v. Arizona

, 384 U.S. 436 (1966). Prior to any custodial interrogation, a subject must be warned:

  1. That he/she has a right to remain silent;
  2. That any statement made may be used as evidence against him/her; and,
  3. That he/she has a right to the presence of an attorney, either retained or appointed.
    Florida v. Powell
    , 130 S.Ct. 1195 (2010).
    Miranda
    did not require specific language to be used. As long as the warnings reasonably convey the three warnings above, then the warnings will be held to comply with
    Miranda.