the Fifth Amendment) prior to being questioned. If the person is not informed of these rights, any statements made cannot be used in court. These rights include:
• The right to remain silent. Any statement made may be used as evidence against the defendant (Remy, Ritchie, Scott, & Hanson, 2016, pp. 490).
• The right to the presence of an attorney, either hired by the defendant or appointed by the court (Remy et al., 2016, pp. 490).
These protections, otherwise known as the Miranda rights
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