Definition of Miranda right
From Miranda v. Arizona, the usual name for a U.S. Supreme Court case in which the Court held that criminal suspects must be informed of certain rights.
Miranda right (plural Miranda rights)
- (US law) A constitutional right outlined in the Miranda warning.
- This term is usually used when referring to all the Miranda rights, not just one, and therefore most often occurs in the plural.
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