Article 24 – Legal Topic – A Citizen’s Rights While under Arrest
By Sarah Lawrence
This lesson provides information on:
- Definition of ‘arrest’
- Who can make an arrest?
- When can a person who has been arrested be searched?
- The right to be informed of the reason for an arrest
- The right to an attorney
- The right to be brought promptly before the court
- The right against self-incrimination
- Arrested individuals are also entitled to…