due process of law definition

  • noun:
    • due procedure
    • (law) the administration of justice according to established guidelines and axioms; based on the principle that any particular one cannot be deprived of life or freedom or property without proper legal processes and safeguards
    • due procedure
    • (law) the management of justice based on established guidelines and concepts; in line with the principle that a person can not be deprived of life or liberty or residential property without proper legal processes and safeguards

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