Denial of Due Process

The Due Process Clause has both procedural and substantive components.  Harron v. Town of Franklin.  The former “ensures that government, when dealing with private persons, will use fair procedures.” Id.  The latter “safeguards individuals against certain offensive government actions, notwithstanding that facially fair procedures are used to implement them.”  Id.  The class-action claims implicate both components, along with the following due process legal issues: