Under the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution, procedural due process requires the government to ensure fairness in court proceedings prior to deprivation of life, liberty or property. The goal of the due process require... More »

The due process clause states that "No American citizen shall be deprived of life, liberty or property without the due process of law." The due process clause is present in both the 5th and 14th amendments of the Bill of... More »

Substantive due process guarantees that no person's fundamental constitutional rights will be infringed upon. This has to do with the way the laws are enforced and carried out. More »

The due process clause states that "No American citizen shall be deprived of life, liberty or property without the due process of law." The due process clause is present in both the 5th and 14th amendments of the Bill of... More »

The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees citizenship to all persons born or naturalized in the United States, and also forbids any person or government from denying a citizen her right to life, liberty or p... More »

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Before life, liberty or property can be taken away by the state, an individual has to be afforded the protection of due process of law. The Fifth and 14th Amendments safeguard fair legal process prior to any taking, acco... More »

The Miranda doctrine, more typically referred to as "Miranda rights," is a set of rights applicable to police detainees under the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation... More »