Originally Posted by Agamemnon
He's also supposed to be innocent until proven guilty. This is very disturbing.
But if they ask him questions and anything is said that incriminates him, they risk it being thrown out in court. Many cases have been thrown out for such procedural issues. It's not like they're walking the guy straight to the gallows, here. Reading the Miranda rights have no bearing on anything until his court date when they consider the admissibility of evidence and statements.