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fair-mindedness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or character of being fair-minded.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty

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Examples

  • That's what I like about Democrats, their fair-mindedness and belief in equality.

    Democrats accuse GOP of inciting mobs

  • That Mr. Wolfe lapses into crude attacks on those favorite bogeymen of progressives—American conservatives and Israel—illustrates how hard it is to maintain the intellectual care and fair-mindedness that he rightly stresses are critical to our ability to understand and contain political evil.

    Sinister Times And What to Do

  • When that occurs, it is my job to work with the person responsible, be they Moderator or Participant, to ensure that the issue of respect and fair-mindedness governs their posts or actions.

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  • Even though the Forums are now free, this does not change the expectation that ALL participants will hold to this precondition of respect and fair-mindedness.

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  • As someone who hopes to influence the Court and the law for decades, Ms. Kagan should not undermine public confidence in her fair-mindedness by sitting in judgment on such a controversial case that began when she was a senior government legal official.

    Kagan and ObamaCare

  • With an unparalleled ability to bring together people of different backgrounds and beliefs, she has earned praise across the political spectrum for her fair-mindedness, even-handedness, and insistence that all views deserve a respectful hearing.

    White House talking points stress Kagan's bio, bipartisan appeal

  • When Obama announced Kagan's nomination, he praised "her temperament, her openness to a broad array of viewpoints; her habit, to borrow a phrase from Justice Stevens, 'of understanding before disagreeing'; her fair-mindedness and skill as a consensus-builder."

    Barack Obama picks himself for the Supreme Court

  • Elena is respected and admired not just for her intellect and record of achievement, but also for her temperament; her openness to a broad array of viewpoints; her habit, to borrow a phrase from Justice Stevens, of understanding before disagreeing; her fair-mindedness and skill as a consensus builder.

    Bye Elections

  • Accused by some of sacrificing fair-mindedness to take the side of his (black) friend, Obama was forced to temporarily abandon his health care message and launch into racial-healing mode.

    Nathan Robinson: One Year Later, Does the Henry Louis Gates Arrest Mean Anything?

  • * In her opening statement today, Solicitor General Elena Kagan laid out her belief that the Supreme Court's role in our society is to act as a safeguard to the rule of law by maintaining a commitment to impartiality, principle and restraint; and the role of a Supreme Court justice is to approach each case with even-handedness and fair-mindedness to ensure that everyone who comes before the court receives a fair shake.

    White House talking points cast Kagan as judicial wallflower

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