Taxpayers are paying thousands of dollars to send people to prisons when the fines are less than the cost of incarceration. Some counties even brag about the amount of money raised from fines, but they are using false math.
Some people think that Miranda already fails to afford meaningful protection to many suspects. If the Court sides with the Justice Department in the current case, that conclusion would be inescapable.
The purpose of this article is to correct facts and legal misimpressions that have arisen concerning the application of Miranda when terrorist suspects are arrested.