What is another word for due process?

115 synonyms found


[ djˈuː pɹˈə͡ʊsɛs], [ djˈuː pɹˈə‍ʊsɛs], [ d_j_ˈuː p_ɹ_ˈəʊ_s_ɛ_s]

How to use "Due process" in context?

Due process is a legal principle requiring that individuals be given meaningful access to justice. It is a foundation of the American justice system, and is enshrined in the United States Constitution. Due process is a fundamental part of the rule of law, and protects individuals from arbitrary decisions by government officials. It requires that criminal defendants be given notice and a fair opportunity to defenses against accusations, and that civil litigants be given an opportunity to present their cases. Due process also requires that government action be based on evidence and that the government act in good faith.

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