Some of the nation’s top federal prosecutors are pressing the JusticeDepartment to break with decades of tradition and challenge the landmarkMiranda case before the Supreme Court.

Sources close to the effort say that U.S. attorneys from California,Oklahoma, and Colorado, including key prosecutors from the Oklahoma Citybombing case, have urged Justice officials to support a controversial 1968law that tightens loopholes created by Miranda v. Arizona, which was issuedtwo years earlier.

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