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Article posted Apr 20 2013, 3:58 AM Category: Tyranny/Police State Source: The Verge Print

Boston Bombing Suspect's Miranda Warning Put On Hold For 'Public Safety Exception'

By Dieter Bohn

Now that second Boston bombing suspect has been apprehended, there are still lots of unanswered questions swirling. One of them is whether or not he has been read his Miranda rights, which are designed to protect a suspect's Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights under the US Constitution. The answer as of this writing that the bombing suspect is not being read his rights. "There is a public safety exemption in cases of national security and potential charges involving acts of terrorism," said US Attorney Carmen Ortiz at a press conference tonight, "And so the government has that opportunity right now, though I believe that the suspect has been taken to a hospital."

Talking Points Memo confirmed with an official at the Department of Justice that so far Dzokhar Tsarnaev has not been read his rights, so that the DOJ could "question the suspect extensively about other potential explosive devices or accomplices and to gain critical intelligence."

The public safety exception has existed since 1984, when the Supreme Court ruled that in very limited cases, law enforcement could question a suspect about imminent threats before reading Miranda rights. Those rules became established law, and in February 2011, the FBI itself published an extensive review of the public safety exception. In it, the FBI said that "questions designed solely to elicit incriminating statements" fell outside the public safety exception and that Miranda applied to them.

"Such interrogation might include, for example, questions about possible impending or coordinated terrorist attacks."

However, the Obama administration has long pushed for an expanded interpretation of the public safety exception. In March of 2011, a memo from the FBI leaked to the New York Times which "encouraged agents to use a broad interpretation of public safety-related questions." It generally instructs agents to limit their questioning to issues of "immediate concern for the safety of the public or the arresting agents," but does grant that there are "exceptional cases" in which "continued unwarned interrogation is necessary to collect valuable and timely intelligence not related to any immediate threat." In those cases, agents are told to seek higher approval whenever possible.

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Posted: Apr 20 2013, 9:03 AM

687 they just expained why none of us have ANY rights.those enumerated, and those not enumerated.the government employ comes before everyone else.the supposedly greatest country on earth is only slighly better than most.every body helps everybody else or not,till someone puts on a uniform with government markings.then they help themselves.told a joke the other day about cop busted for molesting a 16 yr old table with 2 leo's.I said when you frisk another man from 2-3 inches from behind and have a 6 inch boner ther is something wrong with you.1 laughed so hard.the other you could see the b/p rise and the lips purse,he was pissed at what I said about another cop.maybe he has the same problem?

Posted: Apr 20 2013, 8:31 PM

6645 If he wants to come to this country and show no regard for its laws, and we're supposed to show regard for his "rights"?

Posted: Apr 21 2013, 7:54 AM

687 I live in this country,born and raised,I believe in U.S.constitution,believe in most people,I don't believe in most cops.they are mostly brainwashed,myopic pigs.with egos to match.every time the cops go proactive they abuse their authority,on anyone and everyone who is not cop.these two were absolutely wrong in their actions,so were many of the cops and civlians who condone/d this mass search of others homes.

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