impartial impartial  /ɪm ˈpɑr ʃəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) showing lack of favoritism
  2. (adj) free from undue bias or preconceived opinions

Usage(s):

  • When the media stepped up the tempo, the Government was forced to set up an impartial inquiry into the firing incident.

News

  1. Jury Selection for Zimmerman Trial

    The second degree murder trial of George Zimmerman began yesterday with jury selection. Analysts predict that finding an impartial jury may be a challenge. Zimmerman admitted he shot and killed 17 year old Trayvon Martin in self defense in February …
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nightcap TV

  2. Seating Zimmerman trial jury could be arduous, experts say

    The family of Trayvon Martin made a public statement at the Seminole County courthouse Monday morning about what they hope for during George Zimmerman's murder trial. "As we seek justice for our son, Trayvon, we also seek a fair and impartial trial," Tracy Martin said. The Martin family is in court Monday, as attorneys on both sides work to choose a jury. The first demonstrators showed up around ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

  3. Bulger jury picks under way

    A psychiatrist, a high school teacher, a stay-at-home dad and a university scholar are still in. But fans of Herald columnist Howie Carr, relatives of murder victims, a distraught dog lover and a woman with leg-swelling issues are out. The arduous process of sifting through a massive jury pool to find 18 impartial men and women to serve on mobster James “Whitey” Bulger’s murder trial over the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

Quotes

  1. "The prosecution did not present enough evidence for an impartial jury to conclude beyond a reasonable doubt that Ms. Knox was guilty," Cantwell said. "Italian jurors were not sequestered and were allowed to view highly negative news coverage...
    on Dec 4, 2009 By: Maria Cantwell Source: Seattle Times

  2. "This election should be an inclusive process where all the parties and all the people can participate," the secretary-general said. "This election must be held in a credible and impartial and objective way."
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: The Canadian Press

  3. "The burden is on the nominee to show that her record demonstrates that she can be a fair and impartial justice rather than one who would have an outcome-based approach," said Senator Jon Kyl, an Arizona Republican.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jon Kyl Source: BusinessWeek

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