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Criminal Procedure

Miranda Doctrine III

Miranda Doctrine III

Finish up your review of the Miranda doctrine with this overview of what happens when police continue interrogating a suspect after he has invoked his Miranda rights, the circumstances under which police may resume an interrogation after a valid invocation of either the right to counsel or the right to remain silent, and a bit of the subsequent legislative history of the doctrine.


In the last clip, we learned that once the suspect effectively invokes her Miranda rights through a sufficiently clear and unequivocal statement, the interrogation must stop. So, what happens if the suspect effectively invokes his Miranda rights, but the police keep right on questioning him—and he then makes an incriminating statement?

In that case, the statement will generally be inadmissible. If, during the later interrogation, the suspect makes statements about exercising his rights that...