This bill amends the Maine Civil Rights Act to provide that a person who is placed under arrest, in custody, under interrogation or temporarily detained by a law enforcement officer and who is not warned by the law enforcement officer of the person's privilege against self-incrimination and the person's right to the assistance of legal counsel may institute and prosecute in the person's name and on the person's behalf a civil action for legal or equitable relief against the law enforcement officer for failure to provide such warnings.

Statutes affected:
Bill Text LD 748, SP 306: 5.4682