Filing a Motion To Suppress Statements in Arkansas Following Miranda Violations

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016 in Felony Charges, Misdemeanors, Search & Seizure, Uncategorized | 0 comments

This is the third post in our series on Miranda rights in Arkansas. Our last post discussed the application of Miranda to special Arkansas populations. Miranda rights arise from the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Article 2, section 8 of the Arkansas Constitution also includes the right against self-incrimination. If you have given statements to police that are damaging to your case then we may be able to challenge the...

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Understanding Miranda Rights in Arkansas Criminal Cases

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Felony Charges, General, Misdemeanors | 0 comments

This is the first post in a series on the application of Miranda rights to Arkansas criminal cases. Previously, we discussed the possibility of keeping incriminating statements to police out of an Arkansas Court. We have decided to discuss the topic further as it touches on serious issues which we regularly see in cases we defend. Over the next few posts we will discuss several important subjects, including: How Miranda applies to special...

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Series Wrap-Up of Understanding Rights of Arkansas Citizens

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Search & Seizure | 0 comments

This is the final post in our series discussing the rights of Arkansas citizens during police encounters. Throughout our series we have discussed a number of specific topics related to times in which citizen rights are often violated. Topics we have covered in this series include: A discussion of when police may stop and search a pedestrian’s person A discussion on what constitutes probable cause during a vehicle search A discussion on how...

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Keeping Incriminating Statements Out Of An Arkansas Court

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in General | 0 comments

This is the next post in our series discussing when the rights of Arkansas residents may have been violated by police. Our last post discussed when a police may search a resident’s home and when a citizen can reasonably expect privacy. This post will discuss when incriminating statements made to police may be suppressed in Court. Police must read Miranda Rights prior to interrogating an Arkansas resident in custody Your Miranda rights are a set...

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