Miranda rights

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Sunday declared that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was at fault for failing to prevent last week's bombing in Boston. Read more...
It seems we've got at least one Republican who is not on board with Sen. Lindsey Graham and crew and their talking points on whether the FBI did their job in investigating Tamerlan Tsarnaev prior to the Boston Marathon bombing and on whether his brother ought to be treated as an enemy combatant. Read more...
Despite some blogs attempting to conflate Sen. Lindsey Graham's remarks that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev should be held as an enemy combatant with the Obama administration's decision not to read him his Miranda rights due to the public safety exemption, as Roger Cressey explained to Chris Hayes this Friday evening, Tsarnaev still going to be tried in civilian court and eventually read those rights. Read more...
This, of course, is why it's so important to put a reliable liberal vote on the Supreme Court. Left to its own devices, the Roberts court will con Read more...
[media id=16614] I'm not sure what irritated me more about this segment of Fox News Sunday: Chris Wallace being a complete jerk to Kirsten Powers o Read more...

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The ACLU's Anthony Romero did a good job on Hardball pushing back at Attorney General Eric Holder's assertion that there's a need to modify the Mirand Read more...
Jason Linkens hit the nail on the head with the description of this interview... "All right! Bring on the bedwetters, Joe Lieberman and Peter King!" A Read more...
Authorities questioned the failed Times Square bomber for three to four hours before notifying him of his rights but Liz Cheney seems to be ignoring t Read more...
After almost five years of blogging, I admit to a certain cynical level of outrage fatigue. I expect politicians to be pandering asses and I expect Read more...
The Obama administration has been criticized by conservatives for providing the failed Times Square bomber his Miranda rights hours after he was taken Read more...