Confrontation Clause

confrontation clause
confrontation clause n often cap both Cs: the clause in the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing to defendants in criminal prosecutions the right to be confronted with the witnesses against them esp. for the purpose of conducting cross-examination see also confront

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

Confrontation Clause
n.
A provision of the Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing the accused the right to confront his or her accuser and witnesses at trial, to hear his or her testimony, and cross-examine him or her.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


confrontation clause
n. The provision in the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guaranteeing a criminal defendant the right to hear and cross-examine at trial all the witnesses against them.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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