How the Police Get Around Your Miranda Rights and What You Should Do About It

By Attorney David Stegall

In this video, I talk about the most common issue I hear from people after interacting with a police officer, which is "the police did not read me my rights." I explain what your rights are and why we call them Miranda rights. I also explain how the police try to avoid having to advise you of your rights. Finally, I provide you with a simply take away that you can use to protect yourself.

A copy of the Bill of Rights, including the Fifth Amendment of course, can be found at this link:

For more background on Miranda v. Arizona, go here:

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