Miranda v. Arizona
This Fifth Amendment activity is based on the landmark Supreme Court case Miranda v. Arizona dealing with the rights someone has while in police custody. In J.D.B. v. North Carolina, the Supreme Court decides that juveniles have the same rights as adults. Apply these precedents to this updated, relatable scenario in which a teen is taken into police custody on suspicion of shoplifting.
How to Use These Resources
These resources are designed for use in the classroom, courtroom, or for individual learning.
- Analyze the facts and case summary for Miranda v. Arizona and J.D.B v. North Carolina.
- Apply J.D.B. v. North Carolina to a fictional teen scenario.
- Use critical thinking skills and share reflections on the discussion questions.
- Learn about related related Circuit Court cases, and compare the cases using a worksheet and answer key.