Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / News / Lawmaker wants simpler Miranda warnings for youths

Lawmaker wants simpler Miranda warnings for youths

A state lawmaker from Queens wants police in New York to use a new set of simplified Miranda warnings with suspects under 18. The commonly-used Miranda warnings now used by police are written at a 10th-grade reading level, said state Senator Michael Gianaris, the bill’s sponsor. “The new language is basically the same meaning, but put in ...