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confrontation clause

noun, often cap both Cs

Legal Definition of confrontation clause

  1. :  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 especially for the purpose of conducting cross-examination — see also confront

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capable of being understood in two ways

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