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Murder Conviction Voided Over Miranda Rights Violation

Murder Conviction Voided Over Miranda Rights Violation Los Angeles Times ^ | October 29, 201 | Maura Dolan Posted on Wed 30 Oct 2013 03:45:16 AM CET by nickcarraway Judges rule that detectives failed to tell Reuben Kenneth Lujan of his right to have an attorney present at all times. Miranda Rights: What Happens If Police Don't 'Read Your Rights' Many people believe that if they are arrested and not "read their rights," they can escape punishment.

Miranda Rights: What Happens If Police Don't 'Read Your Rights'

Not true. But if the police fail to read a suspect his or her Miranda rights, the prosecutor can't use for most purposes anything the suspect says as evidence against the suspect at trial. Of course, as with nearly all legal rules, there are exceptions. (See When Police Violate the Miranda Rule and Exceptions to the Miranda Rule.) Does it matter whether a suspect gets read his rights when the evidence shows he's guilty? Video footage shows a young man in a dark baseball cap shrugging a bulky backpack off his shoulder and walking away.

Does it matter whether a suspect gets read his rights when the evidence shows he's guilty?

Bombs explode, killing three people and injuring over 100 at the April 2013 Boston Marathon finish line. After a tense, four-day manhunt, the authorities arrest a severely injured young man who strongly resembles the man in the video. Other evidence appears to link the man to the crime. While the man is in the hospital for treatment to his injuries, the FBI questions him without reading him his rights. Miranda exceptions. Positive Effects Of Marijuana - Millions of people look for the positive effects of marijuana when it comes to treating mild-to-severe health complications.

Positive Effects Of Marijuana -

Medical Marijuana Experts Tell the Truth about Pot. IN THE CLASSIC 1936 cult film Reefer Madness, well-adjusted high school students who try marijuana suddenly sink into a life of addiction, promiscuity, aggression, academic failure, homicide and mental illness.

Experts Tell the Truth about Pot

The movie concludes with the ominous warning that “The dread marijuana may be reaching forth next for your son or daughter ... or yours ... or YOURS!” Newspaper headlines of the day often reflected a similar sentiment. On February 10, 1938, a headline in the Beloit (Wisc.) Daily News read, “Authorities Warn against Spread of Marijuana Habit—Insanity, Degeneracy and Violence Follow Use of Weed.” Such a position on pot seems extreme. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) What is medical marijuana?

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

The term medical marijuana refers to using the whole, unprocessed marijuana plant or its basic extracts to treat symptoms of illness and other conditions. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not recognized or approved the marijuana plant as medicine. However, scientific study of the chemicals in marijuana, called cannabinoids, has led to two FDA-approved medications that contain cannabinoid chemicals in pill form.

Continued research may lead to more medications. Because the marijuana plant contains chemicals that may help treat a range of illnesses and symptoms, many people argue that it should be legal for medical purposes. Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to KnowRG: What Everyone Needs ... - Jonathan P. Caulkins, Angela Hawken, Beau Kilmer, Mark Kleiman. St218. Yale Law Journal - Are Police Free To Disregard Miranda? Steven D.

Yale Law Journal - Are Police Free To Disregard Miranda?

Clymer 112 Yale L.J. 447 (2002) Medical Benefits of Cannabis: Treatment for Epilepsy and More. Can It Be Bad If It’s Natural? “Marijuana is natural, so how can it be harmful?”

Can It Be Bad If It’s Natural?

Lots of teens ask us this question, and it’s a good one—a great question, in fact. People often think that substances found in nature are automatically safer than chemicals that are made in a laboratory or a factory. It’s not that simple, unfortunately. Lots of beneficial substances are human made (medicines, for example), and lots of harmful ones come straight from the earth. Top 10 Pros and Cons. Legalization of Marijuana: Potential Impact on Youth. Experts Tell the Truth about Pot. Cost of Marijuana Prohibition: Economic Analysis. Marijuana: Facts about Cannabis. Marijuana is the slang term for portions of the Cannabis plant.

Marijuana: Facts about Cannabis

It is one of the oldest psychoactive substances used by man. Marijuana, also called pot, weed, ganja, mary jane, and a host of other nicknames, is made from the Cannabis plant, which has three species: Cannabis sativa; Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis. The Actual Benefit of Medical Marijuana: What Does the Research Indicate? Here’s What Science Says About Medical Marijuana. There’s a big difference between anecdotal evidence and scientific proof, and the field of medical marijuana research is filled with more of the former than the latter—in part because marijuana is notoriously difficult to study because it’s classified as a schedule-1 drug.

Here’s What Science Says About Medical Marijuana

Scientists led by Penny Whiting from University Hospitals Bristol in the U.K. report in JAMA that there is only moderate-quality evidence supporting the benefits of medical marijuana, and only for certain conditions. The majority of studies involving medical marijuana are of lesser quality and therefore more likely to be biased and provide unreliable results. MORE: Teens Don’t Smoke More Pot After Medical Marijuana Laws Passed, Study Finds In all, Whiting and her colleagues analyzed 79 randomized trials, the gold standard in medical research in which volunteers are randomly assigned to take a cannabis-related product or a placebo.