Holder Wants Congress To Update Miranda Rules

7 years ago by David

The Obama administration has been criticized by conservatives for providing the failed Times Square bomber his Miranda rights hours after he was taken into custody. Now even Attorney General Eric Holder is saying that regulators should consider changing the public safety exception rules allowing for a even greater delay in the time that American citizens could be read their rights.

"If we're going to deal with the new threat, we have to give consideration to modifying the public safety exception," Holder said on ABC's This Week Sunday.

"I think we'll be reaching out to Congress to come up with a proposal that is Constitutional and relevant to our time and the threat we face," he said.


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