Topics Right to examine evidence/witnesses

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


Grants an accused offender, and their legal counsel, the right to cross-examine evidence or witnesses brought against them by the prosecution.


Rights and Duties


accused; criminal procedure

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide for the right to examine evidence or confront all witnesses?