The police officer never
read me my rights, so the case will be thrown out, right?
Failure to read someone his rights does not require dismissal.
Miranda warnings are generally not required unless the police
question a suspect while the suspect is in custody. Even then,
the only "penalty" for failing to read Miranda rights
to a suspect is that the statement made by the suspect might not
be allowed in a trial.
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