Due process

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Due process of law means the right of all persons to receive the guarantees and safeguards of the law and the judicial process. It includes such protections under the U.S. Constitution as adequate notice, assistance of counsel, and the rights to remain silent, to a speedy and public trial, to an impartial jury, and to confront and secure witnesses.

For a listing of what due process entails, see Vitek v. Jones (1980).

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