Custodial Interrogation of a Minor at His Home

Sometimes, an interview by police of a suspect requires Miranda warnings due to the totality of the circumstances. What circumstances can, taken in their totality, merit Miranda warnings be given to defendant? The following case involved police interviewing a suspect at his home without handcuffs or any restraints, but the admissions by defendant were excluded for being elicited in violation of defendant’s Fifth Amendment rights. To read a short summary of the case, please click on the following link –

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