Procedural Due Process

An aggrieved party who objects to a government taking must have an opportunity to receive fair notice (a reasonable time to obtain legal advice and prepare a formal objection). Additionally, there must be opportunity for a fair hearing before the award (of compensation) becomes final. The hearing provides a forum to adjudicate whether or not there had been an actual taking (in the question of less than total deprivation of interest); whether the taking was for a public use; and/or whether just compensation had been made.

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