The Supreme Court: New Rules for Police Rooms

"The cases before us raise questions which go to the root of our concepts of American criminal jurisprudence."

With that dry and cautious comment, Chief Justice Earl Warren gave fair warning that the decision he was about to hand down for an angrily divided Su preme Court was sure to echo through law-enforcement agencies across the land. For the court was reversing the' convictions of four confessed crimi nals: Kidnaper-Rapist Ernesto Miranda, Mugger Roy Stewart, Stickup Man Mi chael Vignera and Bank Robber Carl Westover. It was a decision that seemed to...

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