Miranda Hearing

InterrogationThe term “Miranda Hearing” refers to a pre-trial court proceeding in a criminal prosectuion during which the judge (not the jury) determines whether there were any violations of the defendant’s Miranda rights.  The judge’s  ruling on the Miranda issues determine whether, during trial, the prosecution in the case will be permitted to introduce into evidence statements made by the defendant during the custodial interrogation of that defendant. See Miranda v. Arizona.

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