When Does an Officer Need to Read Your Miranda Rights?

A man who is under arrest after being read his Miranda rights

Most people are familiar with the concept of Miranda rights. This is when a law enforcement officer informs someone of their constitutional rights regarding police questioning. This is a necessary step before any interrogation, per the Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona. However, there are some misconceptions about when exactly an officer is required to …

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The History of Drunk Driving Laws in the US

A man drinking and driving, which would be affected by the history of drunk driving laws

The vast majority of people in the United States have never lived in a time without laws against driving under the influence (DUI). Drunk or drugged driving is illegal throughout the country and has harsh penalties, especially in Arizona. However, these laws have not always existed and instead have developed over time. There have been …

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