Prior to posting your primary response to this discussion, watch the six-minute Due Process of Law – Quick Lessons – Episode # 4 (Links to an external site.) video, the six minute Bill of Rights for Real Life: Criminal Procedure (Links to an external site.) video, read the Due Process (Links to an external site.) article, and The Constitutional Rights of Non-citizens (Links to an external site.) article.
What is due process? Create a definition in your own words; provide specific, constitutional foundations for due process and create your own assessment of its significance in the criminal justice process today. Make sure that your primary response explains the notion of ethics and fairness, as these terms relate to criminal due process. Be sure to support your answer with scholarly sources and appellate court opinions. Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.