Topics Protection from false imprisonment

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


Provides redress for individuals who have been confined or arrested without just cause, or have otherwise suffered from judicial error.


Rights and Duties


accused; criminal procedure; judicial error

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide for the right of some redress in the case of false imprisonment, arrest, or judicial error?