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Due process clause
fourteenth amendment clause stating that no state may deprive a person of life, liberty, or property without due process of law
Due process law
principle in the Fifth Amendment stating that the government must follow proper constitutional procedures in trials and in other actions it takes against individuals
group that hears charges against a suspect and decides whether there is sufficient evidence to bring the person to trial
a written explanation of a Supreme Court decision; also, in some states, a written interpretation of a state constitution or state laws by the state's attorney general
a written statement setting forth the legal arguments, relevant facts, and precedents supporting one side of a case
means by which a prisoner is allowed to serve the rest of a sentence in the community under the supervision of a parole officer
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