Yes! This is the United States of America, and freedom is sacred to our democratic republic. Therefore due processes is basic to our system of justice. This principal is regularly violated in wrongful use of the Baker Act, the name of Florida's law allowing involuntary commitment to a mental ward.
To learn how Citizen's Commission on Human Rights is combating this abuse on a case by case basis, watch Naval Aviator turned Lawyer, Justin Drach, lay out his strategy. This writer watched it last night, 13 November, at the historic Ft. Harrison Hotel, on a big screen, in an auditorium packed with people. Wow!! Justin delivers from the heart.
You can see it on Scientology TV at will. It is part of the Voices for Humanity series, and is called simply, "Voices for Humanity: Justin Drach". There is an active chapter of CCHR in Tampa, and one in Clearwater.
So many of these cases involve lies about the true state of the person being wrongfully detained. This opens the door for legal action. "There are considerable penalties connected with swearing or testifying to untrue 'facts' ; it is called 'perjury': it has heavy penalties." L. Ron Hubbard.