substantive due process
noun Date: 1954 due process 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • substantive due process — Doctrine that due process clauses of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution require legislation to be fair and reasonable in content as well as application. Such may be broadly defined as the constitutional… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • due process of law — Law in its regular course of administration through courts of justice. Due process of law in each particular case means such an exercise of the powers of the government as the settled maxims of law permit and sanction, and under such safeguards… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • due process — noun Date: 1791 1. a course of formal proceedings (as legal proceedings) carried out regularly and in accordance with established rules and principles called also procedural due process 2. a judicial requirement that enacted laws may not contain… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • due process of law — due process of law: due process Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. due process of law …   Law dictionary

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