Definition of Substantive Due Process

The process which protects a person’s rights legally. It is the idea of maintaining law and order situation. The word due process means that the process which is due to the courts. Therefore, due process is the process where courts not only check but protects the legal rights of the citizens.


This theory is well-noted in the field of law while delivering the verdicts of the cases. It helps giving rights to the people to do their basic work in a legal framework. This doctrine is mainly focused on the United Kingdom. It is their procedure to work on the due process to give rights to their citizens and the people living in the vicinity.


Right of freedom of expression as well as freedom of making association are also included in it.


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