The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments protect everyone’s right to due process of law. This right is foundational; when the government denies fair treatment to particular individuals or operates with unfair procedures, it makes it impossible to enforce the other rights guaranteed by the Constitution. The ACLU works to protect our rights to due process everywhere in settings as varied as the local courts, federal workplaces, schools, and Guantanamo and Afghanistan.
Due Process/Procedural Rights
ACLU V. DEP’T OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND ICEOctober 12, 2022
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA V. TERRIS, PRAVLIK & MILLIAN – MAKING THE D.C. FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT WORKFebruary 4, 2022
Cameron v. District of Columbia – Challenging Practice of Needlessly Retaining Arrested Individuals' Cell Phones for Months or Years Without ProcessNovember 4, 2021