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.
the administration of justice in accordance with established rules and principles
The principle that an individual cannot be deprived of life, liberty, or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards. The Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution guarantee that any person accused of a crime must be informed of the charges, be provided with legal counsel, be given a speedy and public trial, enjoy equal protection of the laws, and not be subjected to cruel and unusual punishment, unreasonable searches and seizures, double jeopardy, or self-incrimination.
[dwe-raw] /ˈdwɛ rɔ/ noun 1. Spanish name of . /ˈduero/ noun 1. the Spanish name for the Douro
[doo, dyoo] /du, dyu/ adjective 1. owed at present; having reached the date for payment: This bill is due. 2. owing or owed, irrespective of whether the time of payment has arrived: This bill is due next month. 3. owing or observed as a moral or natural right. 4. rightful; proper; fitting: due care; in […]
[dooz-pey-ing, dyooz-] /ˈduzˌpeɪ ɪŋ, ˈdyuz-/ adjective 1. gaining experience, especially by hard and often unpleasant or uncongenial work: He spent his dues-paying years as a cocktail pianist. noun 2. the act or process of gaining experience, especially slowly and laboriously: She had many years of dues-paying before her abilities were recognized.
[doo-et, dyoo-] /duˈɛt, dyu-/ noun 1. a musical composition for two voices or instruments. /djuːˈɛt/ noun 1. Also called (esp for instrumental compositions) duo. a musical composition for two performers or voices 2. an action or activity performed by a pair of closely connected individuals verb duets, duetting, duetted 3. (intransitive) to perform a duet […]