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Would You Waive Your Miranda Rights?

And would you know it if you did?

The fact that we can all recite the words of our Miranda rights — “You have a right to remain silent” — probably owes more to Law & Order creator Dick Wolf than to the actual author of the words, Chief Justice Earl Warren. But do we really understand those rights? Not so much, suggests at least one expert. Test yourself with our quiz — and if you want to know more, check out our curated coverage of Miranda in the news.

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