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Miranda v. Arizona

This Week in History – Miranda v. Arizona


Phoenix attorney John Flynn, left, confers with Ernesto Miranda. (Credit: Arizona Republic)

West Palm Beach criminal defense attorney Kelly V. Landers recalls events of significance that occurred this week in history.

On June 12, 1963, the KKK assassinated NAACP field secretary Medgar Evers at his home in Jackson, Mississippi.

On June 13, Happy Birthday Liam! See below for Liam’s last “trick” as an 11-year old!

On June 13, 1966, the U.S. Supreme Court issued the Miranda v. Arizona decision, stating that criminal suspects must be informed of their rights prior to custodial interrogation.

On June 17, 1994, after a televised low-speed chase, O.J. Simpson was arrested for the murders of his wife and friend.

On June 18, 1873, Susan B.Anthony was fined $100 for having attempted to vote in the 1872 U.S. Presidential race.  She never paid the fine.

Quote:  A critic is a person who knows the way, but can’t drive the car!

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