This paper originally appeared in The University of Florida Law Review, v. 39, no. 2 (Spring 1987), and was presented at the "Conference on Procedural Due Process: Liberty and Justice," University of Florida, February 13-14, 1987. The author explores the public dimension of the due process theory: the role of the public in the adjudicative process, and the function of the adjudicative process for the public. The author considers the role the public plays as an audience, the modes of adjudication, the problems associated with public access, and the forms of public participation.
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