-    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