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Meaning of DUE PROCESS

Pronunciation:  doo'prâses

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  (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
 
 Synonyms: due process of law
 
 See Also: defence, defense, demurrer, denial, dispossession, eviction, group action, judgement, judgment, judicial decision, legal ouster, legal proceeding, notification, plea, presentment, proceeding, proceedings, prosecution

 

 

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 Related Terms: actionability, applicability, constitutional validity, constitutionalism, constitutionality, jurisdiction, justice, justiciability, lawfulness, legal form, legal process, legalism, legality, legitimacy, legitimateness, licitness, rightfulness, scope, validity
 

 

 

 

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