Mathews v. Eldridge test.Constitutional law. The principle for determining whether an administrative procedure provides due-process protection, by analyzing (1) the nature of the private interest that will be affected by the governmental action, (2) the risk of an erroneous deprivation through the procedure used, (3) the probable value of additional or substitute procedural safeguards, (4) the governmental function involved, and (5) the administrative burden and expense that would be created by requiring additional or substitute procedural safeguards.

Mathews v. Eldridge, 424 U.S. 319, 96 S.Ct. 893 (1976). [Cases: Constitutional Law 318(1).C.J.S. Constitutional Law §§ 1176–1179.]

[Blacks Law 8th]