Lynndie England Claims Violation of Miranda Rights

FPC Lynndie England, the now-pregnant soldier shown in the ubiquitous photo leading an Iraqi prisoner around on a leash, is asking the military court to throw out her statement to investigators because she was questioned after she asked for a lawyer.

"She had invoked her right to counsel, and those statements are illegal. In a civilian court, those would be immediately suppressed," [England lawyer] Zapor told The Associated Press in a telephone interview Monday. Defendants in military courts have the same rights to lawyers that criminal defendants have in civilian courts.

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