Can a person invoke miranda rights on the behalf of a family member who is capable of doing so themselves?

Asked over 3 years ago - Mesa, AZ

For instance, if someone is getting arrested and their sister says not to question him until she gets him a lawyer, but he eventually chooses to waive his rights anyway and tell the police everything, would his testimony be admissible in court

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  1. Ronee F Korbin Steiner

    Contributor Level 14

    Answered . no. you have to invoke your own rights.

  2. George Frederick Frank

    Contributor Level 10

    Answered . Only the accused may waive or invoke his rights.

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