Topics Guarantee of due process

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Ensures that defendants in criminal trials are entitled to have their cases heard according to the process established by law. This may include specific rights, such as the right to be informed of the charges, the right to counsel, and the right to appeal.


Rights and Duties


accused; criminal procedure

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution explicitly mention due process?