Miranda Warning Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Miranda Warning, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Miranda Warning?

(n) Doctrine of Miranda warning pre-supposes the rights of a person before he or she is subjected to arrest or interrogation, like right to remain silent, right to legal counsel and right to be informed that his/her statement will be used against him/her in the court. This rights were derived from the US supreme court ruling in Miranda v. Arizona (1964) hence named after Miranda.