Miranda rights and Miranda warrants are two separate things. Miranda rights are guaranteed in the Constitution, such as in the Fifth Amendment, you have the right to remain silent and you have the right to have the assistance of an attorney and you have the right to not participate in questions or to incriminate yourself based off of the things that you say and do. Miranda warnings are the warnings that the police officer is required to give you that inform you of these rights, such that if you’re taken into custody and then attempted to be questioned, you can intelligently then make a decision on whether or not you want to participate in questioning or whether or not you would invoke these rights and remain silent and consult an attorney. I highly recommend the latter.




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