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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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247) Like substantive due process review, any discriminatory state law will be scrutinized at a level dependant on the nature of the classification in the statute.
30) Justice Harlan's understanding of substantive due process can thus be seen as a modification of the pre-New Deal history and traditions approach, which inquired whether the right in question was "so rooted in the traditions and conscience of our people as to be ranked as fundamental.
Both versions of substantive due process protect individual autonomy as contemporaneously understood.
In order to withstand a substantive due process challenge, the government would have to show the TADA Process is narrowly tailored to a compelling state interest.
Supreme Court's substantive due process jurisprudence, including
Based on a critical examination of the substantive due process cases in which Justice Cardozo's theme appears, I shall argue the following:
30) Because the Ninth Circuit did not reach respondents' substantive due process claim or medical necessity defense, the Court remanded the case to determine whether Monson and Raich could succeed on these other avenues for judicial relief.
Substantive due process is the notion that the due process clause of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments acts as more than a procedural guarantee.
The appeals court affirmed, finding that the registration and notification scheme did not violate the offenders' substantive due process rights or the Equal Protection Clause.
Whereas procedural due process claims assert that the process was flawed, substantive due process claims assert that the school was unreasonable (e.