CJDue Process - 2 Discuss the meaning of due process of law...

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2. Discuss the meaning of due process of law. What are the differences between substantive and procedural due process of law? Due process of law is the idea that all legal documents and proceedings are just. It ensures that the law is carried out in a fair manner and that the rights and liberties of the accused are not violated: life, liberty, and property. Ever since England’s Magna Carta of 1215 A.D., the concept of the due process of law has been used and interpreted in many judiciaries in many countries to this day. It is one of the most significant concepts that are the foundation of the criminal justice system in the United States. Due process of law is first mentioned in the United States Constitution in the 5 th Amendment. It states, “No person shall be . .. deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law . ...” It is again referred to in the 14 th Amendment to the Constitution applying due process to the state. “No State shall . .. deprive any person of life, liberty, or property,
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