Official 2007 portrait of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito

Supreme Court: Rights don’t have to be read to prisoners

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday investigators don’t have to read Miranda rights to inmates during jailhouse interrogations about crimes unrelated to their current incarceration. The high court, on a 6-3 vote, overturned a federal appeals court decision throwing out prison inmate Randall Lee Fields’ conviction, saying Fields was not in “custody” as […]

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