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Silence Must Be Spoken: You Must Invoke Your Right to Remain Silent or Your Silence can be Used Agai

If you do not expressly state that you are invoking your right to remain silent, your silence can be used against you. I recently had a motions issue in a Colorado case that centered on a US Supreme Court case that was decided in 2010, which essentially chips away at the constitutional guarantee of the 5th Amendment. I want everyone to really know about this case because it's demonstrative of how easy it is to hav your rights violated and how important it is to know your rights and exercise the same. On June 1, 2010, a closely divided (5-4) Court handed down another decision, Berghuis v. Thompkins, that reflects the Court’s continued lack of enthusiasm for Miranda. The case began with a s

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