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Can the government compel a witness to testify against an accused criminal?

united-states There is no general right to avoid testifying in court on any matter. There are some protections for defendants, victims, and minors, and for material that's confidential in some way (e....
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In a legal proceeding, where is "fairness" defined?

The concept you are describing is called procedural fairness, natural justice or due process. It is a common law principle that applies without the need for a specific statute, but it is often ...
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In a legal proceeding, where is "fairness" defined?

europe The right to a fair trial is a human right in countries which are parties to the European Convention of Human Rights. This is provided by Article 6: In the determination of his civil rights ...
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