HyperDic: due_process_of_law

English > 1 sense of the expression due process of law:
NOUNactdue process of law, due process(law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles
English > due process of law: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaning(law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards.
Synonymdue process
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowerdefense, defence, denial, demurrerA defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
eviction, dispossession, legal ousterThe expulsion of someone (such as a tenant / tenant) from the possession of land by process of law
judgment, judgement, judicial decision(law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
pleaAn answer indicating why a suit should be dismissed
presentment, notificationAn accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative
proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings(law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
Broadergroup actionaction taken by a group of people
Spanishdebido proceso, derecho a la tutela judicial efectiva, procedimiento judicial, proceso legal, tutela judicial
Catalanprocediment judicial, tutela judicial

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