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Experience:  Criminal Justice Degree, JD with Criminal Law Concentration. Worked for the DA and U.S. Attorney.
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If the arresting officer does not read me my rights is this

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If the arresting officer does not read me my rights is this an issue that may help me in this case
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A police officer only needs to read a person his rights before beginning an interrogation once the person is in custody. If they didn't question you, then they don't have to inform you of your rights. If they did question you, then the fact that they didn't read your rights would allow you to move to suppress any statements that you made, and any evidence found as a result of those statements. It's not grounds for automatic dismissal, but it can help your case if there are statements they can't use against you.

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