Social Studies - 2019-20

CE.9d - Due Process

The student will apply social science skills to understand the judicial systems established by the Constitution of Virginia and the Constitution of the United States by

d) explaining how due process protections seek to ensure justice.



Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

The right to due process of law is outlined in the 5th and 14th Amendments to the Constitution of the United States.

Due process of law protects against unfair governmental actions and laws.


ESSENTIALS

Term to know

 due process of law: The constitutional protection against unfair governmental actions and laws


Due process protections

 The 5th Amendment prohibits the national government from violating due process.

 The 14th Amendment prohibits state and local governments from violating due process.


The Supreme Court has extended the guarantees of the Bill of Rights, based upon the due process clause.


KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 16, 2018