Legal News Headlines 6/3/2010

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Legal News Headlines for June 3rd 2010

The Supreme Court retreated from strict enforcement of the famous Miranda decision on Tuesday, ruling that a crime suspect’s words can be used against him if he fails to clearly invoke his rights and instead, answers a single question after nearly three hours of interrogation.

Calling the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico the “greatest environmental disaster of its kind,” President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to prosecute those responsible.

Obama went on to say that if laws were broken, he pledged to bring those responsible to justice

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer made clear Tuesday she’s not worried about a potential legal challenge from the Obama administration over her state’s controversial immigration law.

Criminals have adopted texts, e-mails, instant messages and other forms of electronic communication, and a state senator says the law hasn’t caught up to the technology.

Sen. Fran Pavley says criminals have become a lot more sophisticated since California passed its wiretapping law 21 years ago. It allows only phone calls and digital pages to be monitored.

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