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Do arrestees have the right to private communication with a lawyer?

One of the foundational rights of an arrestee in US criminal law, as stated in the Miranda warning, is “the right to an attorney”. But if all communication with an attorney is monitored, it can be ...
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Must Cops Read Rights to Spouse?

Suppose a man is arrested but then stays silent. Can the police go and talk to his wife without reading her her Miranda rights? For example, if they don't notify her of her right to stay silent and ...
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“And will” in Miranda Rights

I am curious about the "can and will be used against you", which seems to be false on its face. I always thought that this version was a fiction, but a quick search brings it up on Wikipedia and on ...
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Why is the Miranda warning typically given during an arrest?

I'll admit that this question stems more from indirect experiences through popular culture and not real-life experience (fortunately), but I think there's still some real-life backing to it. The "...