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Miranda warnings are lost in translation for Spanish speakers

Following a spate of high-profile arrests of Mexican immigrants, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in 2013 that police must provide a Spanish translation when reading the Miranda rights to non-English speaking immigrants. The court also ruled that the translation must be correct and intelligible.

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