due process


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n due process (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
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  • June L. Trapp
    June L. Trapp
    “The due process of law as we use it, I believe, rests squarely on the liberal idea of conflict and resolution.”
  • Eric Hoffer
    “The unpredictability inherent in human affairs is due largely to the fact that the by-products of a human process are more fateful than the product.”


In literature:

They would enter Belderkan, arrest Umluana and try him by due process before the World Court.
"The Green Beret" by Thomas Edward Purdom
Sun-heat, therefore, like sunlight and gravity, is a veritable production, yet it is not due to the process of combustion.
"New and Original Theories of the Great Physical Forces" by Henry Raymond Rogers
All specialties of the reproductive process are due to the natural selection of favourable variations.
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various
The credit of having introduced the Hungarian and French processes into Minnesota is due primarily to the late Gov.
"The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier" by Charles E. Flandrau
In due process of time she arrived at Bowes, very tired and not a little disgusted at the great expense of her journey.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
But most of this city apparatus is due merely to the necessity of swift movement in the concentrated process of exchange and distribution.
"The Rural Life Problem of the United States" by Horace Curzon Plunkett
This process of fractional condensation is due to Rees Reece, and forms an important feature in the modern absorption machine.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 647, May 26, 1888" by Various
Loyal sufferers should not secure restitution except by due process of law.
"Virginia under the Stuarts 1607-1688" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
Education may be defined to be the process of developing in due order and proportion all the good and desirable parts of human nature.
"In the School-Room" by John S. Hart
They had only a mock trial, without due process of law, with no judge, no jury, no judicial officer.
"The Trial of Theodore Parker" by Theodore Parker

In news:

The Constitution's guarantee of due process means the president can't act as judge, jury and executioner of suspected terrorists, especially when they are US citizens.
Remember the uproar when the Bush administration announced that they could imprison Americans indefinitely and without due process.
Due to processing different types of crude oils at a petroleum refinery, the density of ATF (Aviation Turbine Fuel) produced varies wildly resulting in layering in storage tanks.
A Franklin County appeals court recently found a Marion liquor permit holder was inappropriately subjected to a due process violation because of a nearly three-year delay on the part of the Ohio Liquor Control Commission.
A weakness of classical Markov decision processes is that they scale very poorly due to the flat state-space representation.
Tom Monaghan, a defense lawyer, is passionate not only about his clients but also about free speech and due process (fairness).
Clarkson University's new Student Center has received LEED Silver certification, due to its state-of-the-art construction processes, energy efficiency, and innovation in design.
Today's Internet blackout protesting the SOPA/PIPA bills – which would allow the federal government to shut down accused copyright violators online without due process – is already making an impact.
Judge Vaughn Walker, in the midst of his meticulous declaration that California's gay marriage ban violated the US Constitution's equal-protection and due-process guarantees for all Americans , specifically said this.
"The union believes that the players are entitled to neutral arbitration of these issues under the CBA and will continue to fight for that principle and to protect the fair due process rights of all players.".
Agency reduces due process for seizing firearms.
Due To a Postal Service Processing Error, A Small Number Of Ballots Are Inadvertently Being Returned To The Voter, If This Has Happened To You, Block Out The Barcode On The Reverse Side Of The Envelope And Re-Mail Your Ballot.
McAfee's attorneys request an injunction, saying "due process has been violated".
Question of due process remains in suit brought by Skip ReVille victim.
The court ruled unanimously Tuesday that a lower court judge didn't allow enough time for due process before waiving Paul Henry Gingerich into adult court.

In science:

The function Φ(t) is a complex-valued random process due to the initial condition.
Exactly solvable models of quantum mechanics including fluctuations in the framework of representation of the wave function by random process
The (Martinovic and Strzalkowski, 1992) criticized the parsing view of the grammar developer influences possible failure of top-down expansion due to the the goals that a semantic representation should fulstrict left-to-right processing of the list of right-hand fill.
Interfacing Constraint-Based Grammars and Generation Algorithms
As a first step, we ignore the Coulomb-interaction processes responsible for any decay of a one-exciton state due to the transformation into two-exciton states.
Activation Energy in a Quantum Hall Ferromagnet and Non-Hartree-Fock Skyrmions
The toroidal field production process however, is the same in both these approaches and it is supposed to be generated due to the stretching of the poloidal field lines by differential rotation.
Characteristics Of A Magnetic Buoyancy Driven Solar Dynamo Model
Indeed, due to the higher densities at smaller radii, the central velocity dispersion and hence inner mass distribution and therefore inner light profile are expected to remain largely unaffected by the outer stripping process.
Evidence for an outer disk in the Prototype `Compact Elliptical' Galaxy M32