Right to a fair trial
| Right to a fair trial |
The right to a fair trial was widely accepted in the 20th century as an important legal principle. This is no longer the case.
The "war on terror" has seen the purported right to a fair trial eroded or completely abandoned in many countries.
Since the NDA 2012, the US executive has claimed the right to assassinate anyone, without the need to bother with a trial. Chris Hedges led an unsuccessful legal challenge to this, on grounds that it was unconstitutional., but the result