How does the right to remain silent protect you?

The federal court’s establishment of Miranda rights in the 1960s afforded police detainees protective measures against unfair practices. One of these, the right to remain silent, is one of the most famous and legally divisive. The Fifth Amendment states in part...

What happens if police are at your door?

Michigan residents like you should know your rights if police come to your door. When law enforcement shows up, it is often an unsettling and anxiety-provoking experience. Some lose their cool and act without thinking things through. If the police ever come to your...