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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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Shortly after his separation from his wife, he began writing his first note on the new judicial procedure, the first of the endless series of notes he was destined to write in the future.
Stern justice was meted out by these organized avengers, but most remarkable was their passionless and judicial procedure. There were no snap judgments.
The general leniency of the judicial procedure here, and the utter absence of all repressive measures, are a scandal to Europe.
We have moulded our judicial procedure according to the current era," he said.
Coupled with this and increase in the number of judges, the streamlining of civil and criminal procedures needs to be undertaken and both Bench and Bar must be more open to automating as much of the judicial procedure as possible.
Justice Shaukat had alleged intelligence agencies of manipulating the judicial procedure and claimed he was not involved in corruption.
The court approved the settlers' lawsuit saying their houses were part of a judicial procedure called "market regulations."
Unfortunately, Pakistan has witnessed double standards in the judicial procedure. It can be argued that there exist separate judicial procedures for the power holders and the subjects.
The judicary official further said that Fereydoun can be released on bail, the judicial procedure in case of the issue would continue.
"We basically protect the officials who have done nothing wrong, but if there is a wrong doer we have nothing to do as there will be a judicial procedure which is free from the political interferences under the Good Governance system of administration" said the minister Ravi Karunanayake
With reference to the public speculations that have recently emerged concerning the possibility of an energy crisis, not wishing to interfere with the indictment process, I would like to emphasize the government position that by the law the public interest should be protected and all state institutions involved in the judicial procedure should take legal steps that would not endanger the public interest and would protect the interest of our citizens as well as the interests of Makpetrol's shareholders and employees, Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Pesevski wrote on his Facebook profile page.
The draft also offers defendants the possibility of posting bail for crimes punishable with terms of up to two years to prevent the launch of a judicial procedure.

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