due process of law


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n due process of law (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.”


In literature:

THEY know they didn't get this property by due process of law.
"Danny's Own Story" by Don Marquis
It does not in terms take the property of the employer without due process of law.
"The Making of Arguments" by J. H. Gardiner
Water holes were seized and fenced, with or without due process of law.
"Mavericks" by William MacLeod Raine
Yet the stills were universally agreed to be property, and were not taken by due process of law.
"Continental Monthly - Volume 1 - Issue 3" by Various
He's English, and his mind seems to run naturally to due process of law.
"Murder in the Gunroom" by Henry Beam Piper
The second is the concept of due process of law, which precludes the transfer of regulatory functions to private persons.
"The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation"
That the proceedings should appear legal, the foreclosures were by due process of law.
"Sergeant York And His People" by Sam Cowan
But unhappily it is not the first instance where revenge has been taken on the innocent by due process of law.
"The Arena" by Various
If anyone is killed it will be done legally and in due process of enforcing the law.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
Our charter is a royal grant, and cannot be superseded except for cause by due process of law.
"The Tree That Saved Connecticut" by Henry Fisk Carlton

In news:

A blind "barefoot lawyer" has infuriated half the officials in Shandong Province with a case that highlights many of China's unfinished civil reforms: humane treatment, due process, and rule of law.
The Republicans won the battle for control of Reconstruction and passed the 14th and 15th amendments to the Constitution, seeking to guarantee blacks the right to due process of law and the vote.
Comment on Due Process and Rule of Law .
This is another federal violation of "due process" and an attack on our formerly orderly " rule of law ", as the agency has constructed an imaginary project so that it might study the potential impact of an imaginary mine surrogate.

In science:

Since ˆX ω (n) = Pn−1 j=0 f (ωj , ωj+1), due to (2.2) and the stationarity of the process ωn we know that EQ [ ˆE ω ( ˆX ω (n)2 )] < ∞, where ˆE ω denotes the expectation with respect to the law of ˆX ω .
Diffusivity in one-dimensional generalized Mott variable-range hopping models
It turns out that, due to the long range interaction, only a law of large numbers for additive functionals of the environment process is needed.
Non-equilibrium scaling limit for a tagged particle in the simple exclusion process with long jumps
Due to the doubly stochastic nature of our processes, convergence can be considered in various modes, that is under various laws.
Convergence of clock processes in random environments and ageing in the p-spin SK model
Due to the Markov property and the continuity in θ of the law of the McKean-Vlasov process, the behaviour of the components on time scales N t+ u and N 2 t+ u with u ∈ R is immediate once we have the tightness of Y (N ) and Z (N ) on these scales.
Renormalisation of hierarchically interacting Cannings processes
Podobnik et al. show that due to the correlations in the variance the process generates power-law tails in the distribution of returns whose exponents can be controlled through the way the correlations in the variance are introduced.
Scaling and Multi-scaling in Financial Markets