from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The satellite of Uranus that is 11th in distance from the planet.
- adj. Of or relating to a warning given by police to a criminal suspect advising of the constitutional right against self-incrimination and of the right to have a lawyer present during any interrogation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A female given name.
- proper n. One of Uranus' moons.
- proper n. A Miranda warning
- v. To read somebody their rights on arrest as set out in Miranda v Arizona.
For example, nothing prevents the Court from concluding that the “constitutional rule” announced in Miranda is applicable only to ordinary law enforcement, not to the special case of terrorism.
Miranda is a convenient shorthand but the rights spelled out in Miranda had been around for a while.
Bringing in Miranda and Kelly and all 3 ladies singing some Patty Griffin is an idea FULL of win – great job!
(From BarnesandNoble. com) At last, Miranda is the life of the party: all she had to do was die.
If I weren't set up for that and were looking for outside hosting, I'd probably go for something like Meilin Miranda's latest brainstorm, which is a co-hosting site for authors doing crowdsourced fiction: DigitalNovelists. com.
Miranda has misfired because the police never believed in Miranda and developed ways to use it offensively, the lower courts and, eventually, the US Supreme Court have distinguished it to death, and you cannot keep a defendant quiet.
In The Line of Polity, the outlink station Miranda is destroyed by sabotage, by a nanomycelium which Dragon supplied.
Many experts who follow the court closely on this issue will tell you that Miranda is today a façade.
Hunter outraces his icy step-cousin Miranda in order to save his fortune.
But Miranda is suspicious, would a banished prince really stick his neck out for the younger brother who took his throne?
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