In what seems like a no-brainer, the Florida Supreme Court has ruled that a defendant's pre-miranda, pre-arrest silence CANNOT be used as evidence of guilt because it would violate the right against self-incrimination.
State v. Horrowitz here.
In what is also no surprise, the case came out of Broward where the prosecution repeatedly, in closing argument, emphasized the defendant's pre-arrest silence in the death of her husband.
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