Ernesto Miranda is arrested for kidnapping and rape, after an already extensive criminal record.
Miranda's First Trial
June 12, 1963
At his first trial, Ernesto Miranda is found guilty of rape and kidnapping based off of his own confession, and was sentenced to 20-30 years in prison.
Appeal to the Supreme Court
Miranda's original lawyer, Alvin Moore, steps down and John Flynn takes over. After failing to reverse the decision the first time, they appeal to the supreme court that Miranda was not reminded of his 5th Amendment rights.
Supreme Court Ruling
November 1965 - June 1966
After a year in the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Warren's final opinion was release that Miranda Warning cards are required of all police officers.
Miranda was paroled and sentenced to life for driving offenses and possession of a gun.
January 31, 1976
Ernesto Miranda is stabbed and killed in a violent bar fight. His killer was never arrested.