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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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In part II one finds Holtz's reconstruction of the stages of Neo-Babylonian judicial procedure, which he bases on the text-types identified in part I.
The sources said that while the judicial procedure is well known, Samaha's detention immediately heralded a political crisis in the country, as the veteran politician is a potential treasure trove of information on Syria's role in Lebanon over the past decades.
The extent to which this change in judicial procedure in the mid-twentieth century might have been accompanied by a shift in popular conceptions of justice and the legitimacy of intimate violence remains a subject for future study.
The tribunal's greatest achievement, however, is that it has proven that a modern war crimes judicial procedure can function successfully.
A lieutenant colonel involved in the process adds that there is no judicial procedure for the thousands of detainees.
The Ontario Court of Appeal's June 10th decision to make same-sex marriage effective immediately is clearly in contempt of Parliament, in contempt of its Judicial Committee, and in contempt of the normal judicial procedure to give Parliament time to amend statutes found unconstitutional.
Enraged by what he saw as religious intolerance and a miscarriage of justice, Voltaire made Calas' case one of the causes celebres of eighteenth-century public life, and a lightening rod for those who opposed not only religious intolerance, but also the entrenched judicial procedure that used testimony taken under torture and condemned individuals to death for it.
West Group recently released the 2001 edition of the Federal Civil Judicial Procedure and Rules, which contains the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Evidence, and the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure as amended, effective December 1, 2000, and as passed by Congress without change.
Mr Howitt said the case had been badly dealt with in Greece and showed the need for a minimum standard of judicial procedure.
The police source added: "Millman's death is not expected to affect the judicial procedure.
The Christian Burial Case: An Introduction to Criminal and Judicial Procedure, by Thomas N.
That was the Red Queen's judicial procedure in "Alice In Wonderland.