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Meaning of DUE PROCESS OF LAW

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 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
 
 See Also: defence, defense, demurrer, denial, dispossession, eviction, group action, judgement, judgment, judicial decision, legal ouster, legal proceeding, notification, plea, presentment, proceeding, proceedings, prosecution

 

 

Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: The right of all persons to receive the guarantees and safeguards of the law and the judicial process. It includes such constitutional requirements as adequate notice, assistance of counsel, and the rights to remain silent, to a speedy and public trial, to an impartial jury, and to confront and secure witnesses.
 

 

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