process in law

  • 1 process in law — index controversy (lawsuit) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 process of law — See due process of law; process; service of process …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 3 due process of law — due process of law: due process Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. due process of law …

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  • 4 due process of law — Law in its regular course of administration through courts of justice. Due process of law in each particular case means such an exercise of the powers of the government as the settled maxims of law permit and sanction, and under such safeguards… …

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  • 6 due process of law — noun (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards (Freq. 1) • Syn:… …

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  • 7 due process of law — A phrase impossible of precise definition; one which asserts a fundamental principle of justice rather than a specific rule of law. 16 Am J2d Const L § 545. Law in the regular course of administration through courts of justice according to those… …

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  • 8 due process (of law) — or due process n. the course of legal proceedings established by the legal system of a nation or state to protect individual rights and liberties * * * …

    Universalium

  • 9 due process (of law) — or due process n. the course of legal proceedings established by the legal system of a nation or state to protect individual rights and liberties …

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  • 11 by due process of law — According to the settled course of judicial proceedings or in accordance with natural, inherent, and fundamental principles of justice, enforceable in the usual modes established in the administration of government with respect to kindred matters …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 12 without due process of law — See due process of law …

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  • 13 due process (of law) — (subjection to) fair and established legal proceedings ● due …

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  • 14 due process of law — the regular administration of the law, according to which no citizen may be denied his or her legal rights and all laws must conform to fundamental, accepted legal principles, as the right of the accused to confront his or her accusers. Also… …

    Universalium

  • 15 due process of law — due′ proc′ess of law′ n. law the regular administration of a system of laws, which must conform to fundamental and generally accepted legal principles and be applied without favor or prejudice to all citizens Also called due′ proc′ess. Etymology …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 due process of law — noun due process …

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  • 17 law — / lȯ/ n [Old English lagu, of Scandinavian origin] 1: a rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority: as a: a command or provision enacted by a legislature see also statute 1 b:… …

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  • 18 process — pro·cess / prä ˌses, prō / n 1: a continuous operation, art, or method esp. in manufacture whoever invents or discovers any new and useful process...may obtain a patent therefor U.S. Code 2 a: procedure (1) see also …

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  • 19 process server — n. A person who is legally authorized to deliver process documents to a defendant, such as a sheriff. See also service of process The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.… …

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  • 20 law of the land — 1: the established law of a nation or region 2: due process Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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