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due process

noun due process of law, legal fairness, legal safeguards, protection against deprivations, proteccion guarantees, protection of deprivation of accepted legal principlesGenerally: fundamental fairnessSpecifically: Fifth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment
Associated concepts: procedural due process, right to connront accuser, substantive due process
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The arrest and trial of Milosevic demonstrated to the world that a war crimes judicial procedure can achieve "regime change" even with the most entrenched criminal leaders.
In contrast to these textbooks, The Christian Burial Case: An Introduction to Criminal and Judicial Procedure draws students into an examination of the intricacies of the judicial process through the use of a criminal case that resulted in two influential constitutional decisions (Brewer v.
According to the report, UN human rights spokeswoman Cecile Pouilly also said she regretted the convictions despite "conclusions of the Bahrain independent commission of inquiry and appeals by the international community concerning the judicial procedure and allegations of torture".
Following a survey of the current state of the subject, 20 papers are organized into thematic sections on the nature and functions of the judgeship and its development over time, the structure of the judicial apparatus, the application of juristic thought to specific cases in selected areas of the law, and judicial procedure and the different forms of evidence.
ISLAMABAD -- The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales offered his services to help Pakistan to improve its laws of evidence as well as judicial procedure to enable them to effectively deal with the issue of terrorism.
There is no violation of media freedom by the government but a normal judicial procedure against the owner of a TV channel and of a lot of other businesses in Macedonia because of supposed tax fraud involving millions of Euros - and this in a country where any Euro is needed
His spokesman Luc Chatel said: "We have a judicial procedure under way for a serious affair.
He also said the judicial procedure in Greece would be lengthy and time-consuming.
The primary purpose of this study is to consider the evidence for changes in Judahite and Mesopotamian judicial procedure and explore the possibility of a relationship between the changes that took place in the two regions.
While I am not able to reconstruct Espinosa's particular work routine from the existing records, it is possible to assess his petitions, and ultimately the nature of criminal judicial procedure, by reconstructing a "typical" day in the life of an escribano who worked in the lower criminal courts of Mexico City in the decades before the outbreak of the tumultuous independence movement in 1810.
The woman had no chance to defend herself against a barrister who, by the nature of the British judicial procedure, scandalised Miss Palk, but not his convicted, lecherous and murderous client.
The county's Judicial Procedure Commission is also studying a program that would standardize custody drop-offs at sheriff's stations, where exchanges often occur.