Definition of due process in English:

due process

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(also due process of law)


[mass noun]
  • Fair treatment through the normal judicial system, especially a citizen’s entitlement to notice of a charge and a hearing before an impartial judge.
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    • Explicit or implicit promises about future rulings are out of bounds - such promises if sought and given would indeed compromise judicial independence and due process of law.
    • We must remember always that accusation is not proof and that conviction depends upon evidence and due process of law.
    • The government is not permitting due process of law.

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