named after the daughter of Prospero in Shakespeare's The Tempest.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan
- Thus, before a military tribunal, a known terrorist could not walk because of a legal technicality, such as the arresting officer's failure to give him a Miranda warning.
- One of the ways in which the Court has developed the flexibility of Miranda in the years that followed the decision was to provide that the ‘fruits’ of a Miranda violation would not be excluded.
- If the police officer possessed enough evidence to place the suspect under arrest, the suspect would be given a Miranda warning that he or she had the right to remain silent.
mid 20th century: from Miranda v. Arizona (1966), the case that led to this ruling by the US Supreme Court.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.