Topics Right to speedy 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


Grants individuals charged with an offense the right to be brought to trial without any undue delay.


Rights and Duties


accused; criminal procedure; reasonable time

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide for the right to a speedy trial?