Miranda Rights Case

Local/Regional News
7:19 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Ky. Appeals Ruling Over Questioning Students

WASHINGTON --The U.S. Supreme Court was asked Tuesday to step into the legal debate over whether students must be informed of their rights before being questioned during an on-campus investigation of school-related activities.

Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway filed a petition with the high court. It seeks to overturn a Kentucky Supreme Court ruling granting students the right to be Mirandized before questioning by school officials if a resource officer is present.

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Local/Regional News
4:36 pm
Sun November 25, 2012

Court Considering Miranda Warning For Students

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- The Kentucky Supreme Court is considering a case that would require school officials to read Miranda rights to students being questioned.

The case out of Nelson County was argued in October and could be decided later this month, according to The Courier-Journal.

It stems from a 2009 incident in which a teacher at Nelson County High School in Bardstown found an empty prescription pain pill bottle on a restroom floor with a student's name on it.

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