Definition: not biased; fair; N. impartiality
Definition: not biased; fair; N. impartiality
Sentences Containing 'impartial'
But my feelings are not only cordial towards him; they are even impartial towards Miss King.
I did not believe her to be indifferent because I wished it; I believed it on impartial conviction, as truly as I wished it in reason.
None can be an impartial or wise observer of human life but from the vantage ground of what we should call voluntary poverty.
The next morning, as soon as he awoke, Danglars asked for the newspapers; they were brought to him; he laid aside three or four, and at last fixed on the Impartial, the paper of which Beauchamp was the chief editor.
Two days previously, the article had appeared in another paper besides the Impartial, and, what was more serious, one that was well known as a government paper.
The justice of the court is supreme and impartial as that of God; it will not suffer you to be trampled on by your enemies without giving you an opportunity of defending yourself.
These causes seem to be, the general liberty of trade, which, notwithstanding some restraints, is at least equal, perhaps superior, to what it is in any other country; the liberty of exporting, duty free, almost all sorts of goods which are the produce of domestic industry, to almost any foreign country; and what, perhaps, is of still greater importance, the unbounded liberty of transporting them from one part of our own country to any other, without being obliged to give any account to any public office, without being liable to question or examination of any kind; but, above all, that equal and impartial administration of justice, which renders the rights of the meanest British subject respectable to the greatest, and which, by securing to every man the fruits of his own industry, gives the greatest and most effectual encouragement to every sort of industry.
In all barbarous governments, accordingly, in all those ancient governments of Europe in particular, which were founded upon the ruins of the Roman empire, the administration of justice appears for a long time to have been extremely corrupt; far from being quite equal and impartial, even under the best monarchs, and altogether profligate under the worst.
But upon the impartial administration of justice depends the liberty of every individual, the sense which he has of his own security.
The distance of those provinces from the capital, from the principal seat of the great scramble of faction and ambition, makes them enter less into the views of any of the contending parties, and renders them more indifferent and impartial spectators of the conduct of all.
In the morning as soon as thou art awaked, when thy judgment, before either thy affections, or external objects have wrought upon it, is yet most free and impartial: put this question to thyself, whether if that which is right and just be done, the doing of it by thyself, or by others when thou art not able thyself; be a thing material or no.
Greater good produced by this Being must still prove a greater degree of goodness: a more impartial distribution of rewards and punishments must proceed from a greater regard to justice and equity.
Thus the first philosophical objection to the evidence of sense or to the opinion of external existence consists in this, that such an opinion, if rested on natural instinct, is contrary to reason, and if referred to reason, is contrary to natural instinct, and at the same time carries no rational evidence with it, to convince an impartial enquirer.
Here then, from three impartial witnesses, I had a deliberate statement of the entire case.
here, far water-locked; beyond all hum of human weal or woe; in these most candid and impartial seas; where to traditions no rocks furnish tablets; where for long Chinese ages, the billows have still rolled on speechless and unspoken to, as stars that shine upon the Niger's unknown source; here, too, life dies sunwards full of faith; but see!
This makes the guilty take my subject by the wrong end, but any impartial reader may find, I write not against servants, but bad servants; not against wages, but exorbitant wages, and am entirely of the poet's opinion, The good should meet with favour and applause, The wicked be restrain'd by wholesome laws.
On hearings held on January 25, Congress of Industrial Organizations secretary-treasurer James B. Carey (in oral testimony) and United Mine Workers of America president John L. Lewis (in written testimony) both excoriated Beeson as not impartial. The committee then voted 7-to-6 along party lines to recommend Beeson and send the nomination to the Senate floor.
As the daughter of his clone-brother, genetically speaking she could have been Dredd's daughter, and he has lately had to come to terms with his quasi-paternal instinct. When she was caught in the Total War bombing of Sector 2, Dredd acted to save her first instead of being impartial. He attempted to resign from the force at the end of this debacle but Chief Judge Hershey pointed out that it does him good to be human once in a while.
impartial justice toward Native Americans 2.
In that year, CAP Scientific established the Centre for Operational Research and Defence Analysis (CORDA) as an independent unit to provide impartial assistance for investment appraisal. At that time military computer systems were purpose-built by major contractors, and CAP Scientific's strategy was to form joint ventures with companies which had market access but could not afford the investment to move into the new technology of microprocessors and distributed systems.
Judge Clayton was eminently impartial in his judicial capacity.
The aim of IRS is to provide independent technical support and impartial cost effective advice to owners.
It takes a serious dive however, when Trudy arrogantly expresses her hope that the survey team remain impartial about the treecats, as her wealthy family has much invested in the land the treecats live on.
Stearns was tried separately in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco, after Bugliosi persuaded the court that publicity about the murders in Hawaii prevented the empaneling of an impartial jury there.
In 1659 he published "A true and impartial Narrative of the most material Debates and Passages in the late Parliament" reprinted in the "Somers Tracts" (1748), iv.
This meant the witnesses were related to the contestants and so their judging and assessment of the record was not impartial and so broke the rules of the record attempt.
His leadership in the committee has paved the way for fair and impartial resolution of the said case.
The individual losing benefits is not entitled to a trial, but is entitled to an oral hearing before an impartial decision-maker, the right to confront and cross-examine witnesses, and the right to a written opinion setting out the evidence relied upon and the legal basis for the decision.
(d) The decision maker must be impartial, and although prior involvement in some aspects of a case will not necessarily bar a welfare official from acting as decision maker, he should not have participated in making the determination under review.
And, of course, an impartial decisionmaker is essential. Cf.
When mental health professionals fail to undertake comprehensive, impartial, and scientifically informed assessments, they risk challenges to the admissibility of the evidence that they present to court and having it dismissed as poor or “junk science.” The decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Psychologists are trained and expected to be comprehensive, scientific, and impartial in conducting their assessments (Heilbrun, Grisso, Goldstein, 2009).
Labouchère's claims to being impartial were ridiculed by his critics, including W. S. Gilbert (who had been an object of Labouchère's theatrical criticism) in Gilbert's comic opera "His Excellency" ("see illustration at right").
The limitations of the UN, due to national sovereignty and the need to remain impartial when conducting Chapter 6 peacekeeping operations, led to the impotence of UNAMIR to do anything more than bear witness to the genocide.
Party president Blair McCreadie announced that candidates would be under a spending cap of $1 million, which is less than the $1.5 million permitted in the last leadership contest. The leadership election was administered by an impartial Leadership Election Committee chaired by McCreadie and co-chaired by MPP Julia Munro.
She indicated that she could not in conscience withdraw the endorsement but would be impartial in her role as chairman during the campaign.
The post was created in 2010 to be "responsible for the independent and impartial investigation of alleged breaches of the House of Lords Code of Conduct".
The same committee acknowledged that the Office was not seen as impartial by the PSNI and its officers and urged that these concerns be addressed.
The rapid reaction force would form an integral part of the existing peacekeeping operation and that UNPROFOR would remain impartial. The Council was concerned by the continuing armed hostilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina and that a further ceasefire was not agreed.
In sum, "Time" said that "Impartial Senate observers rate him thus: A good practical politician, a legislator above the average.
Following the execution of Louis XVI in 1793, 21 January, it was renamed Gazette nationale de France (National Gazette of France) . The tone of its articles remained both very prudent and impartial.
Another Australian writer, quoting him extensively in 1932, observed, "Mr. Cardus is a gifted writer and a most impartial critic."
Schroth built the publication's impartial coverage, with annual revenue growing during his tenure from $150,000 when he started to $1.8 million.
Our duties are dependent on public approval. This diminishes with our use of physical force and increases with our impartial service to the law."
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