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(p. 10) Miranda Waiver Capacity 

(p. 10) Miranda Waiver Capacity
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(p. 10) Miranda Waiver Capacity
Author(s):

Kirk Heilbrun

, David DeMatteo

, Stephanie Brooks Holliday

, and Casey LaDuke

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941551.003.0002
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date: 22 January 2021

Chapter 2 discusses the capacity of adult defendants to waive their Miranda rights. The principle to be applied to the first case concerns the value of nomothetic data, derived from groups and applied through general laws, to forensic assessment. The second case addresses how the forensic assessment process can also be improved through the use of information that is specific to the case at hand.

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