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You have the right to remain silent

Posted by RRC on November 24, 2005

In Reply to: You have the right to remain silent posted by Bruce Kahl on November 24, 2005

: : : When a police officer arrests you, he or she will read out something like" You have the right to remain silent...". Please, can any one tell me the whole paragraph and where did it come from. Thank you very much.

: : If you go to
: : you'll find your answer.

: I cant sit back and change the channel so I tend to shout a lot which has caused me to hear the following many many times:

: You have the right to remain silent and refuse to answer questions. Do you understand?

: Anything you do say may be used against you in a court of law. Do you understand?

: You have the right to consult an attorney before speaking to the police and to have an attorney present during questioning now or in the future. Do you understand?

: If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you before any questioning if you wish. Do you understand?

: If you decide to answer questions now without an attorney present you will still have the right to stop answering at any time until you talk to an attorney. Do you understand?

Since that looks like an Internet address that is unlikely to last very long, I'll post another one about the Miranda warning: