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due process

n.
An established course for judicial proceedings or other governmental activities designed to safeguard the legal rights of the individual.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.due process - (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
group action - action taken by a group of people
legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings - (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
notification, presentment - an accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative
judicial decision, judgment, judgement - (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
dispossession, legal ouster, eviction - the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law
plea - an answer indicating why a suit should be dismissed
demurrer, denial, defence, defense - a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; "he gave evidence for the defense"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

due process

noun
The state, action, or principle of treating all persons equally in accordance with the law:
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due process

n (Jur)
due process (of law) (US) → ordentliches Gerichtsverfahren
due process of lawordnungsgemäßes Verfahren
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A procedural due process claim typically prays for procedural protection to attach to the complained of deprivation.
Each of the commissioners voted to remand the case to Judge Moran citing the idea of Brody Mining's procedural due process rights, notice, developing an applicable definition for a POV and the actual dismissal of the notice as major points to be examined.
18) The court also reasoned that "[a]ppellate review affords procedural due process to litigants.
This aspect of procedural due process law no longer matches the on-the-ground realities of many procedural regimes.
In the realm of international human rights law, individuals fleeing persecution and torture are granted certain rights to nondiscrimination based on immigration status, procedural due process rights in deportation proceedings, and, if they win their claim, the right to territorial security.
They include a lack of procedural due process, overly vague guidelines for CAMEL scores and the inability of credit unions to appeal issues not addressed in earlier appellate rulings.
37) The IDEA's substantial evolution is evidenced in many of its provisions, including requirements for procedural due process and FAPE within the LRE.
Although the Supreme Court of the United States has not heard any cases regarding the constitutionality of the chemical castration statutes, many scholars have argued that forced chemical castration is a form of cruel and unusual punishment, a violation of substantive and procedural due process and equal protection under the Fourteenth Amendment, and a violation of the Double Jeopardy Clause.
But he adds, "What Plaintiffs fail to grasp is that although they do have a state-created property interest in their professional licenses, that interest is only subject to procedural due process protection and not substantive due process protection.
Chapters discuss personal jurisdiction, subject matter jurisdiction, modern pleading, joinder of parties and claims, discovery, summary judgment, trial and post-trial motions, choice of applicable law, representational class action litigation, procedural due process, right to trial by jury, interlocutory appeal, and res judicata and preclusion doctrine.
The new rules under consideration "do not substantially change" current policy with regards to "providers' substantive rights or the procedural due process afforded them," Goodman said.