Confrontation Clause

Definition of "Confrontation Clause"
  1. The portion of the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that assures individuals charged with a crime the privilege to face and question the witnesses presenting evidence against them, primarily through cross-examination
How to use "Confrontation Clause" in a sentence
  1. The attorney invoked the Confrontation Clause to ensure their client could cross-examine witnesses directly.
  2. Due to the protections of the Confrontation Clause, the person accused in the case was permitted to challenge the testimonies against them.
  3. Ruling violated the Confrontation Clause as the defendant wasn't given the opportunity to question their accuser.

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