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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?
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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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Free and impartial plebiscite might assist both parties and the people of Kashmir in resolving the longstanding dispute preventing further violations of human rights.
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According to him, INEC has transformed to an impartial umpire in the last four years.
"Azerbaijan, in turn, expects all the OSCE Minsk Group mediators, including France to show an impartial position on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
The ANP workers led by Dilawar Khan said the former candidates were not impartial and workers had reservation over their nomination as members the election committee.
The DA chief said the government supports an impartial investigation and wants whoever is behind the heinous crime to be brought to justice.
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Concerned officials deputed on elections duties have been directed to remain impartial and polling stations have been upgraded while necessary reports have been sent to election commission.
He said that holding of impartial elections is a collective responsibility of us all and by the grace of Allah Almighty this important responsibility will be fulfilled by working as a team.
Karachi -- Mian Nawaz Sharif has harvested what he had sown, said Pasban e Pakistan President Altaf Shakoor here Friday, adding impartial and across the board accountability of whole corruption mafia is the demand of the nation.In a statement here, he said that in order to end the politics of corrupt dynasties, electables and Waderas, it needs that an impartial and broad-based accountability process should be launched in the country.
QUETTA: The Interim Government in Balochistan will make sure impartial and peaceful elections in Balochistan which is our prime responsibility towards people of Balochistan.
He said that being a caretaker chief minister he was impartial and his team, the government machinery, and the cabinet would also be impartial.
Sulaymaniyah / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / - The Movement for Change stressed the need for observers and supervisors from the United Nations in the Iraqi elections to ensure that they are conducted in an impartial manner and to prevent violations and falsifications by political parties.
Beijing, SANA-Chinese Foreign Ministry called for conducting a "comprehensive, objective and impartial investigation" into the alleged use of chemical weapons in Douma, warning of the consequences of the use of force on the basis of accusations.