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2011-08-05 22:39:11

Movies and TV shows often depict crime with a police officer handcuffing a suspect and warning him that he has the right to remain silent.

2010-09-09 07:15:00

MIAMI, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who watches TV knows the "Miranda" warning by heart: "You have the right to remain silent; anything you say can and will be used against you ..." etc.

2006-03-29 15:10:57

By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In two cases that could affect thousands of foreign citizens in U.S. prisons, the Supreme Court weighed on Wednesday what to do when foreigners have not been advised of their right to contact their consulate after being arrested.


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.