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rights of the accused Search catalogue 29493510X
A class of rights that apply to a person in the time period between when they are formally accused of a crime and when they are either convicted or acquitted, generally based on the maxim of 'innocent until proven guilty' and including the right to a fair trial, the right to counsel and the right to communicate.
civil and political rights
10.05 CRIMINAL LAW, CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
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