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Fundamental Fairness

fundamental fairness n

1 : the balance or impartiality (of a court proceeding) that is essential to due process
2 : a subjective standard by which a court proceeding is deemed to have followed due process



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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