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Apr 19, 2021

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're focusing on criminal procedure, specifically two constitutional protections afforded to accused persons by the 5th Amendment – the privilege against self-incrimination, and Miranda rights.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Rules and scope of the privilege against self-incrimination
  • The three ways in which the privilege against self-incrimination can be eliminated
  • When is a suspect entitled to Miranda rights?
  • In what situations can Miranda rights be waived?
  • How to structure your essay when self-incrimination and Miranda rights are at issue
  • Analyzing two hypos from California bar exam criminal procedure questions


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