substantial right

Definition of "substantial right"
  1. A crucial right that the law deems worthy of safeguarding; it is a right that pertains to a matter of significance rather than a mere procedural detail
How to use "substantial right" in a sentence
  1. The accused was denied a substantial right when he was not allowed to present his defense in court.
  2. The plaintiff argued that their substantial right to free speech was violated.
  3. Ignoring the substantial right to privacy can lead to serious legal consequences.

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