Week-7 Confessions And Admissions: Miranda V. Arizona

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  • 1. 
    Testimonial evidence obtained during a custodial interrogation is inadmissible in court unless: The suspect was advised of his Miranda Warnings. The rights were waived intelligently and voluntarily. The statement was __________. That is, it was given of the suspect's own freewill and not the result of any threats, force, or coercion.
    • A. 

      Incriminating

    • B. 

      Involuntary

    • C. 

      Voluntary

    • D. 

      Surpressed

  • 2. 
    A suspect is considered in custody when they are either under arrest or when they are not under arrest, but deprived of their freedom in a significant way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A suspect is deprived of their freedom in a significant way when their freedom of movement is NOT limited by the police and a reasonable person in the same circumstances would feel he or she was in custody.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Miranda Warnings are:
    • A. 

      You have the right to remain silent.

    • B. 

      Anything you say can be used against you in a court of law.

    • C. 

      You have the right to the presence of an attorney.

    • D. 

      If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you prior to questioning.

    • E. 

      You may decide at any time to exercise these rights and not answer any questions or make any statement.(Not required by law)

  • 6. 
    In general, you are required to advise a suspect of his Miranda Warnings anytime he is subject to a ___________________.
    • A. 

      After brought to Jail

    • B. 

      Custodial interrogation

    • C. 

      Before you handcuff

    • D. 

      Traffic stop

  • 7. 
    Once a suspect has invoked his right to remain silent or to speak with an attorney, the interrogation must cease. Further questioning of the suspect violates his __________________ and will be ruled inadmissible in a court of law.
    • A. 

      5th Amendment

    • B. 

      6th Amendment

    • C. 

      4th Amendment

    • D. 

      14th Amendment

  • 8. 
    Miranda Rights can be waived after the warnings have been given and such opportunity to exercise these rights has been afforded to him. the individual may then intelligently and voluntarily waive his rights.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The following are some instances when Miranda is not required:
    • A. 

      When the officer does not ask any questions

    • B. 

      During general on-the -scene questioning

    • C. 

      When the statement is Volunteered.

    • D. 

      When asking routine identification questions.

    • E. 

      Where there is a threat to public safety as specified in New York v. Quarrels

    • F. 

      During "routine" traffic stops as specified in Berkemer v. McCarty, provided the stop does not progress into an arrest or further detention.

  • 10. 
    _________ v. ___________ case provided the harmless error rule.
    • A. 

      Mapp v. Ohio

    • B. 

      Arizona v. Fulminante

    • C. 

      New York v. Quarrels

    • D. 

      Terry v. Ohio

  • 11. 
    Harmless Error Rule: The courts decided that an error made by the trial court in admitting illegally obtained evidence does not lead to a reversal of the conviction if the error is determined to be harmless. If the admission constitutes a harmless error, the conviction is affirmed. The conviction is reversed if the error is deemed harmful or if the prosecution fails to establish beyond a reasonable doubt that the error was harmless.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    By the Miranda Rule evidence obtained by the police during custodial interrogations of a suspect cannot be used in court during trial, unless the suspect was first informed of the right not to incriminate himself and of the right to counsel. Thant right must also be waived intelligently and voluntarily by the suspect prior to the confession or admission being given.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False