Civil Liberties Defense Center

Supreme Court Miranda Ruling: Suspects Must Explicitly Tell Police They Want To Remain Silent

The case is Berghuis v. Thompkins, 08-1470.   CLICK HERE for the Supreme Court Ruling

Want to invoke your right to remain silent? You'll have to speak up.

In a narrowly split decision, the Supreme Court's conservative majority expanded its limits on the famous Miranda rights for criminal suspects on Tuesday – over the dissent of new Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who said the ruling turned Americans' rights of protection from police abuse "upside down."

Know Your Rights: workshop for STUDENTS

Do you know your rights as...

a student living on campus housing?

a student with a 215 card?

a Renter?

 

 

Civil Liberties Defense Center presents a FREE workshop

 

Thursday, April 30th, 7:00pm

BSS Native Forum 162, Humboldt State University campus

 

 

What you don't know CAN hurt you! Come learn your basic rights!