Due Process Clause

Definition of "Due Process Clause"
  1. A provision in a constitution that restricts the government from denying an individual's life, liberty, or property without a fair and proper legal procedure
How to use "Due Process Clause" in a sentence
  1. The defendant argued that his punishment was in violation of the Due Process Clause, as he was not given a proper hearing.
  2. The legislation was deemed unconstitutional as it infringed upon the Due Process Clause, by denying individuals property rights without a fair procedure.
  3. Legal experts pointed out the violation of the Due Process Clause when the government attempted to inflict arbitrary restrictions on individual's liberty.

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