Sheriff Adopts Simplified Miranda Warning for Kids

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King County, Wa., Sheriff John Urquhart consulted with brain researchers to come up with more understandable warnings that were tested in focus groups. “For the most part, we have always done the same warning for kids that we do for adults,” says Urquhart. “Kids’ brains develop slower. To be fair, we thought we should revise the warning so that they understand what their constitutional rights are . . .

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