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How The 2nd Circ. Categorizes Employee Due Process Claims

Law360, New York (February 26, 2016, 2:11 PM EST) -- The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments’ due process clauses bar the government from depriving anyone of “life, liberty or property, without due process of law.”[1] Having their origin in the Magna Carta,[2] which laid the foundation for “the freedom of the individual against the arbitrary authority of the despot[,]”[3] their meaning has long been animated by the principle that arbitrary government action is anathema to individual liberty.[4] But determining the procedural protection constitutionally necessary for a given situation is a deceptively simple task.[5]

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