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Murder, Mexico and Miranda Rights

The Ninth Circuit ruled that a male escort was properly convicted of murdering his boyfriend in Mexico, finding that the defendant knowingly waived his Miranda rights and was properly denied his “heat of passion” defense.

SAN FRANCISCO – The Ninth Circuit ruled that a male escort was properly convicted of murdering his boyfriend in Mexico, finding that the defendant knowingly waived his Miranda rights and was properly denied his “heat of passion” defense.

Categories / Appeals, Civil Rights, Criminal

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