When can a defendant get a conviction overturned because his lawyer did a bad job?
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, Chris talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup about the media reaction, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach about Mirandizing the surviving suspect, and Frank Gaffney from the Center for security policy about the bombings impact on the immigration debate. He also talks with Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about Eric Kratz’ big night against the Cardinals and Roy Halladay’s recovery from his slow start.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was not be read his Miranda rights because the government is invoking the rare public safety exception.
If you are arrested or questioned by police, you have the right to remain silent. But can your silence be used against you?