The Public Image of <i>Miranda</i> and Why It Is Incomplete

Lawrence S. Wrightsman and Mary L. Pitman

in The Miranda Ruling

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199730902
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199776986 | DOI:

Series: American Psychology-Law Society Series

 						The Public Image of Miranda and Why It Is Incomplete

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Two recent Supreme Court decisions are examined in depth to illustrate the inconsistencies and other problems in the current application of the Miranda ruling. Conflicting values of due process and crime control–both very salient in our society-are employed to explain these inconsistencies.

Keywords: crime control model; due process model; Missouri v. Seibert; two-step interrogation; Yarborough v. Alvarado

Chapter.  8990 words. 

Subjects: Criminal and Forensic Psychology

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