fair-mindedness fair-mindedness

Definition(s):

  • (n) ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. That such optimism has survived a life full of disappointments and betrayals says a great deal for Pogrund's innate fair-mindedness.
  2. Critics question whether fair-mindedness in education can be legislated.
  3. In a strained attempt to prove its fair-mindedness, the commission added that it was pursuing an investigation north of the Mason-Dixon line, too.

News

  • President Obama Nominates Three to Serve on the United States District Court

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama nominated Pedro A. Delgado Hernández, Judge Bruce Howe Hendricks and Judge Alison Renee Lee for District Court judgeships. "These individuals have demonstrated the talent, expertise, and fair-mindedness Americans expect and deserve from their judicial system," said President Obama .  "I am grateful for their willingness to serve and confident that ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: The White House

Quotes

  1. "Her habit -- to borrow a phrase from Justice Stevens -- of understanding before disagreeing, her fair-mindedness and skill as a consensus builder" has won her respect and admiration, Obama said.
    on May 10, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

  2. When asked for the secret of being a good reporter, number one rated political reporter Andrew Marr told Press Gazette: "I think as with any kind of journalism, curiosity is essential. You also need a basic fair-mindedness. You have to accept that...
    on Apr 12, 2010 By: Andrew Marr Source: Press Gazette

  3. "Steven Thomas will administer justice in the Cambridge community with the fair-mindedness and good judgment that have defined his legal career," said Patrick.
    on Mar 31, 2008 By: Deval Patrick Source: Cambridge Chronicle

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