Criminal Justice Discussion

The concept of “due process” is well established in American law, and the idea is to protect citizens from arbitrary laws and abuse of power. However, there is no “bright line” definition of what constitutes due process. For example, must someone have a right of appeal for something to constitute “due process”?

In your opinion, what constitutes “due process”, and should we move to a more consistent, objective standard? Must be at least 200 word count.