due process

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Anglo-Norman due procés.

Noun[edit]

due process ‎(uncountable)

  1. (law) A legal concept where a person is ensured all legal rights when deprived of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness for a given reason.
  2. (law) The limits of laws and legal proceedings, so as to ensure a person fairness, justice and liberty.

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