DEFINITION: The legal process by which U.S. citizens are promised a fair trial in the U.S. Constitution Article XVI Paragraph 1. U.S. Citizens are promised "The Equal Protection of Law" in the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. These rights have been reaffirmed in numerous federal court cases. A successful civil rights lawsuit against the "State" for unlawful deprivation of law was reaffirmed in "Gault vs Arizona," 87 SupCt 1428
- The RIGHT to receive notice of charges.
- The RIGHT of the assistance of Counsel.
- The RIGHT to confront your accuser and to cross-examination of the complainants.
- The RIGHT to exercise a privilege against self-incrimination.
- The RIGHT to a transcript of the proceedings and,
- The RIGHT to appellate review.
- The RIGHT to subpoena witnesses and subpoena documentary evidence to support your position or contradict evidence presented against you.
- The RIGHT to "Trial by Jury of Citizens at Common Law."
- The RIGHT to receive Equal Protection of the Law.
- The RIGHT to a "Presumption of Innocence" prior to trial.
- The RIGHT to raise as an "Affirmative Defense" the protection of the U.S. and State Constitution Bill of Rights.
- The RIGHT to raise as an "Affirmative Defense" any defense expressly created in statute and case law precedent.
- The RIGHT to sue any U.S. citizen for "Unlawful Deprivation of any constitutional, statutory, or administrative right."
- The RIGHT of access and use of any taxpayer-funded law library, government building, and courtroom.