Promotion of the rights of the accused sometimes comes into conflict with promotion of victim's rights. One example of this is conflict between the right of the accused to personally confront his accusers and the law that protects child witnesses from the intimidation that they may feel in the courtroom.
They are called the rights of the accused because they give rights to the convicted.
Surely the accused has a right to fight the case? The employer should allow the employee the same rights at a hearing.(Workplace)
Aug 13, 2007; Whether an accused employee has the right to cross examine evidence brought against him/her at a disciplinary hearing has...
Girl Held Captive for a Month; Drugged, Raped by Two Men: One of the Accused Was Jailed with a SI in Obscene MMS Case of 2011
Apr 30, 2013; "A seventeen-year-old girl was abducted, held hostage and raped by two miscreants at two different places for around a month....