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Subject: Re: Leland and MIRANDA (was Re: Cooper was given the solution on a silver platter. (was Re: Major glaring diary discrepancy? (a
From: (Cisco's Buddy)
Date: 1990-12-11, 01:26

} Speaking of lawsuits, Leland's constitutional rights were being demolished
} in the scene where he is shoved into the cell and questioned - unless
} during the blackout between the two scenes someone had read him his rights
} and obtained a signed waiver from him, declining his right to an attorney.

I rewatched the end of the 12/1 episode. After Leland was thrown into the
cell, but before Leland is questioned, Harry *clearly* states, "You have
the right to an attorney; if you cannot afford an attorney, one will be
appointed to you."  The whole Miranda spiel is not said, but that's
undoubtedly for time considerations, and we are to assume that Harry gave
the entire spiel.

-- "Evvy little bug got a honey ta hug but me." --- jayembee (Jerry Boyajian, DEC, "The Mill", Maynard, MA) UUCP: ...!decwrl!!boyajian ARPA: boyajian%ruby.DEC@DECWRL.DEC.COM