fair and impartial

fair and impartial

just and unbiased. (Usually referring to some aspect of the legal system, such as a jury, a hearing, or a judge.) Gary felt that he had not received a fair and impartial hearing. We demand that all of our judges be fair and impartial in every instance.
See also: and, fair
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In the name of the people of Helium I demand fair and impartial treatment for the Prince of Helium.
John Carter," he said in his deep, martial voice, "take your place upon the Pedestal of Truth, for you are to be tried by a fair and impartial tribunal of your fellow-men.
Amnesty urged the authorities to maintain checks and balances and preserve fair and impartial judiciary without any intervention.
12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), an organization dedicated to the preservation of a fair and impartial judiciary and the right to trial by jury, announced today the release of its white paper, " Preserving a Fair, Impartial and Independent Judiciary .
Council members Judy Lazar and Michael Markey expressed concern Tuesday after Parks announced Del Campo's nomination Monday, questioning the former City Council candidate's ability to act as a fair and impartial planning commissioner.
com) to publicly convey its commitment to providing fair and impartial disclosure of material information to shareholders, potential investors and investment analysts.
In addition, he has a reputation for being fair and impartial with suppliers and clients alike," said Martin E.
Deputy Public Defender Howard Asher argued that the survey completed by 436 residents appearing for jury service at the Hall of Justice in Ventura in February showed many respondents from Simi Valley and Moorpark could not be fair and impartial jurors in Tuffree's trial.
A challenge filed by Simpson lawyer Robert Baker said Simpson believed he could not ``have a fair and impartial trial'' before Haber.
In a statement, Mitchell pledged that he and the Canadian and Finnish leaders of other parts of talks, would ``meet our responsibilities in a totally fair and impartial manner.
1-MEBA/NMU, whose former leaders are part of the dissident faction, was placed under trusteeship, and district leaders continued to move forward toward carrying out the planned fair and impartial referendum.
Its goal was simply to insure that all applicants receive a fair and impartial review of their applications by the State Police and that those most qualified receive licenses.
Taxpayers are perfectly within their rights to argue that it is improper and unconstitutional (under the Due Process Clause) for the government to convert what is supposed to be a fair and impartial assessment process into an adversarial proceeding by employing a contingent-fee agent.
Hall complained to the commission that the district's fact sheet did not contain information that was fair and impartial, as required by law.
Department of Justice's mission is to enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.