Colorado Constitution of 1876 Art. II, § 16. Criminal prosecutions--rights of defendant

In criminal prosecutions the accused shall have the right to appear and defend in person and by counsel;  to demand the nature and cause of the accusation;  to meet the witnesses against him face to face;  to have process to compel the attendance of witnesses in his behalf, and a speedy public trial by an impartial jury of the county or district in which the offense is alleged to have been committed.

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