July 01, 2015 Criminal Justice

Juveniles and Miranda

Although the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s seminal decision in Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436, 479 (1966), will soon be upon us, and despite the Court’s perennial willingness to revisit these issues, we continue to know shockingly little about how Miranda warnings are actually conceived, applied, understood, and utilized. This dearth of knowledge is all the more true when it comes to the inculpatory statements of juvenile suspects.

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