Miranda

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

Mi·ran·da

adjective \mə-ˈran-də\

law : of or relating to the legal rights of an arrested person to have an attorney and to refuse to answer questions

Full Definition of MIRANDA

:  of, relating to, or being the legal rights of an arrested person to have an attorney and to remain silent so as to avoid self-incrimination <Miranda warnings>

Origin of MIRANDA

from Miranda v. Arizona, the United States Supreme Court ruling establishing such rights
First Known Use: 1972

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