-    need entitlement to get due process
–    positive law (Roth) or assurances (Perry)
–    SC says statute creates entitlement and court defines process (Loudermill)
–    Rehnquist dissent – take the “bitter with the sweet”
–    Use Mathews v. Eldridge balancing test
–    private interest
–    risk of error
–    government’s interest (public interest and admin burden)
–    employment cases get pre-termination hearing