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tr.v. Mi·ran·dized, Mi·ran·diz·ing, Mi·ran·diz·es Slang
To give a Miranda warning to (a person being arrested).


vb (tr)
(Law) law US to inform (an arrested person) of his or her legal rights


(mɪˈræn daɪz)
v.t. -dized, -diz•ing.
(sometimes l.c.) Informal. to advise (a person being arrested) of his or her rights under the Miranda rule.
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135) Recent interviews with the local FBI agents who questioned him before he was Mirandized, nine hours after being taken into custody, reveal the wealth of confessions he made--the type of bomb, that he was affiliated with Al-Qaeda, and that he was acting alone.
The ruling gave rise to the expression "to Mirandize" or "being Mirandized.
was questioned in his own school rather than in "police custody," he didn't have to be Mirandized.
Being Mirandized, He was Singing Like a Canary, Wkly.
169) Confronted by a deliberate strategy of using unwarned questioning to inform Mirandized interrogation in Missouri v.
1989) (overturning conviction based on admission of police officer's testimony that defendant refused to speak during questioning where officers had not yet arrested or Mirandized him).
They are Mirandized and tape-recorded, just as a civilian would be under the same circumstances.
Seibert, in which the Court held that the Fifth Amendment barred admission of Mirandized statements made after an initial round of questioning in which Miranda warnings were deliberately not given--the so-called "question-first" interrogation tactic.
After a suspect has been Mirandized, the suspect must unambiguously request counsel and expressly invoke his or her right to silence.
In a joint statement, Lindsey Graham and John McCain say he shouldn't be Mirandized at all: "Under the Law of War we can hold this suspect as a potential enemy combatant not entitled to Miranda warnings.
630 (2004), and a Mirandized "second" confession that
After his arrest, police claimed that they Mirandized Hernandez, questioned him, and obtained incriminating statements.