The Constitution of Colombia (1991)

Date: July 5, 1991

Relevant Keywords

Appeal against decision of acquittal or conviction or against sentence - national proceedings
Appeal against other decisions - national proceedings
Fair trial standards
Legal Aid
National penalties - life imprisonment
Ne bis in idem
Nulla poena sine lege
Nullum crimen sine lege
Presumption of innocence
Priority of Rome Statute over national law
Rights during investigation - arbitrary arrest or detention and deprivation of liberty
Rights during investigation - legal assistance
Rights during investigation - not to be subjected to any form of coercion, duress or threat, to torture or to any other form of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
Rights during trial - counsel of accused's choosing
Rights during trial - examine witnesses
Rights during trial - legal assistance
Rights during trial - raise defences
Rights during trial - tried without undue delay