Definition of Due process

1. Noun. (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards.




Definition of Due process

1. Noun. (legal) A legal concept where a person is ensured all legal rights when deprived of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for a given reason. ¹

2. Noun. (legal) The limits of laws and legal proceedings, so as to ensure a person fairness, justice and liberty. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Due Process

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due process (current term)
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Literary usage of Due process

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1911)
"Hale, 229 due process of law. Federal question as to, see Appeal and Error, 25; ... Property is not taken without due process of law by the imposition, ..."

2. The American Political Science Review (1918)
"Backed by and charged with the enforcement of the due-process clause of the fifth and fourteenth amendments, the Supreme Court of the United States is the ..."

3. The Constitutional Law of the United States by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1910)
"due process OF LAW. § 460. due process of Law: Definition of. By the Fifth Amendment the prohibition is laid upon the Federal Government that " ao person ..."

4. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"In other words, he maintains that there has heen no due process of law—no notice to him. [1] The amended return of service, however, shows that defendant ..."

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