Educator Resources for Miranda Rights

You have the right to remain silent — and to watch this BrainPOP movie to find out why you have the right to remain silent! In this movie, Tim and Moby explain the origin of a set of rights known as the Miranda rights. Discover why police have to speak the Miranda rights to anyone they arrest, what rights are guaranteed to a suspect, and which Constitutional amendments guarantee those rights. You’ll also learn why they’re called the Miranda rights and what it means to be coerced. Plus, find out why not knowing your rights could change the way you behave under arrest or in court and why the Supreme Court had to make a law to ensure that everyone would know his or her rights. Know your rights!