by Rich Galen, CNS News:
Suddenly, every cable news anchor, every pundit, every Sunday show guest, and every waiter in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia has become an expert on whether or not Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be informed of his Miranda rights.
Let’s assume, for the moment, that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has never watched a single episode of “Law & Order” in any of its manifestations and, thus, does not know he can ask for a lawyer – or refuse to answer any questions with a lawyer or without.
Just so I can catch up (I know you already know this), the whole Miranda thing stems from that pesky portion of the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that reads:
“No person … shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law”
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