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Criminal Rights

The criminal justice system is intimidating, but that doesn't mean that criminal defendants don't have rights. Through each stage of the criminal justice system, there are important rights that the government must uphold. This section provides information on the rights of those in the criminal justice system, including Miranda rights such as the right to remain silence, "search and seizure" rights, key rights of criminal defendants, and the various prisoner rights guaranteed by the US Constitution. To begin, select a link from the list below.