fair and impartial

fair and impartial

Unbiased. The phrase is typically used in legal settings. Can you ensure that my client will get a fair and impartial jury if this case goes to trial?
See also: and, fair

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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Let the Army conduct a fair and impartial probe and I'm willing to share the details of the incidents mentioned with them.'
Marikina City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro on Wednesday said he is open 'to a fair and impartial' investigation into accusations he cut local government's support to the city police.
As a court listed the criminal defamation case filed by Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar against a woman journalist for tomorrow, two associations of women journalists sought his removal from the government for the sake of a fair and impartial probe.
We very strongly feel that the continuation of the minister in his position only sends out the wrong message that the government is apathetic to these serious concerns and the need for a fair and impartial inquiry," the letter further reads.
According to a spokesperson of ECP, statements without proof against the transparency of elections were unacceptable as polling for General Election of 2018 was carried out in a fair and impartial.
The meeting declared that the Election Commission of Pakistan had failed to conduct free, fair and impartial polls, therefore, the bar council rejected these elections.
Dost Mohammad Khan was in opinion that 'we focused on the administrative and security measures to successfully conduct free, fair and impartial elections in the province'.
KARACHI -- Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) has alleged that a well-planned rigging will be made in general elections 2018 and they have already written a letter to Election Commission, demanding to conduct free fair and impartial election, which is also the responsibility of election commission.
While briefing the meeting the Deputy Commissioner Anwar Ali Shar informed that arrangements on 90 percent polling stations had been completed for holding free, fair and impartial general election in the district.
The CM also asked the administrative officers to show full cooperation for ensuring fair and impartial elections.
Questions/Challenges: This is the part of the case where the parties and their lawyers have the opportunity to get to know a little bit about you, in order to help them come to their own conclusions about your ability to be fair and impartial, so they can decide who they think should be the jurors in this case.
Young voter Rafiul Islam and local observer Rameswar Barman said the RpCC polls were held peacefully in a free, fair and impartial manner and criticised BNP for smelling 'conspiracy' in the polls after huge defeat of its mayoral post candidate.
The Press Office of the Prime Minister quoted al-Abadi as confirming in a statement that the broad reforms that he called for require fair and honest and firm judiciary to support these reforms and stand up to the mafias of corruption and the get away the judiciary from the quotas partisan and factional and sectarian, stressing his respect and commitment to fair and impartial judiciary./End
Amnesty urged the authorities to maintain checks and balances and preserve fair and impartial judiciary without any intervention.
"This is our responsibility to hold fair and impartial elections in the country," Chaudhry said.
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