procedural due process


Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web And without almost no procedural due process, he was sent to prison. Chris Harris,, 9 Dec. 2021 These orders are justified when based on individualized risk assessments and scientific validity, and they’re executed via procedural due process and through least restrictive means (e.g., home quarantines may be favored over mandatory separations). Wired Opinion, Wired, 13 Mar. 2020 Although there are only three children listed in the lawsuit, the complaint details a pattern of abuse from other children who were put in solitary confinement without procedural due process, Neelakanta said. Meryl Kornfield,, 22 June 2018 This complete lack of procedural due process is both unnerving and unlawful. Mark Joseph Stern, Slate Magazine, 15 Feb. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of procedural due process was in 1938

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“Procedural due process.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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