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Criminal – Miranda Warning – Public Safety Exception – Loaded Gun (access required)

The Virginia Supreme Court says the “public safety” exception to the Miranda rule allows a trial court to admit into evidence defendant’s response to an officer’s question about whether a gun was loaded, when the officer found the gun, which defendant threw as he was running from the officer, who was investigating a possible trespass ...

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