substantive due process

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web The Court explicitly declined to consider whether segregation is also unconstitutional under substantive due process. TheWeek, 14 Oct. 2020 While in custody, a pretrial detainee such as Epstein has a 14th Amendment substantive due process right to care, which includes protection from suicide. Danny Cevallos, NBC News, 12 Aug. 2019 In 2003, the Bush administration argued that substantive due process does not apply to immigrants who reside in the country illegally. Mark Joseph Stern, Slate Magazine, 19 Oct. 2017

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1954, in the meaning defined above

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“Substantive due process.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/substantive%20due%20process. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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