Understanding your Right to Due Process

Understanding your Right to Due Process

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Baker & Taylor
Examines the history, development, and application of due process in the United States, and looks at due process with respect to illegal immigration, antiterrorism measures, and health care reform.

Rosen Pub Group
One of our most fundamental rights as citizens of a democracy is our right to due process of law. This principle provides critical protection against arbitrary rule by the government. The text explores the origins of this very old constitutional principle and how its traditional definition has expanded over time. From a basic concern with fairness in criminal procedures (procedural due process), the legal concept expanded to become a key tool for protecting a variety of individual rights, some of them controversial (substantive due process). This title fulfills the needs of the Common Core by providing rigorous, complex text and examining due process rights from multiple points of view.

Publisher: New York, NY : Rosen Pub., 2014.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781448894628
144889462X
Characteristics: 112 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

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