Topics Right to fair trial

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


Protects individuals from unfair procedures. Fair trials often require a public hearing within a reasonable time following the arrest, and judgment by a competent and impartial jury.


Rights and Duties


accused; criminal procedure; impartial trial

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide the right to a fair trial?