The Due Process Clause is a guarantee of basic fairness.
The Due Process Clause is a guarantee of basic fairness. Fairness has many components to it. This discussion asks you to examine due process.
Please thoroughly discuss each of the following:
- What is meant by Fundamental Fairness?
- What are the various components of due process in criminal procedure? In your response, include some examples of procedural protections that are afforded to individuals in a criminal case.
- How does the court balances individual rights against government interests?