Due process of law
is the legal requirement that the state must respect all of the legal rights that are owed to a person.
is a political and religious doctrine of royal and political legitimacy.
is a form of government in which a monarch acts as head of state within the parameters of a constitution.
arguments typically posit that individuals have consented, to surrender some of their freedoms.
is a variety of democracy founded on the principle of elected people representing a group of people.
is a political concept in which a group of members are bound together by covenant with a governing representative head.
Separation of powers
often imprecisely used interchangeably with the trias politica principle, is a model for the governance of a state.
Bill of rights
is a list of the most important rights of the citizens of a country.
is a legal system that gives great precedential weight to common law, on the principle that it is unfair to treat similar facts differently on different occasions.
is a system of law that is purportedly determined by nature, and thus universal.