Definitions for fair hearing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fair hearing(noun)

    a hearing that is granted in extraordinary situations where the normal judicial process would be inadequate to secure due process because the person would be harmed or denied their rights before a judicial remedy became available (as in deportation or loss of welfare benefits)

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  1. George Orwell:

    Anyone who challenges the prevailing orthodoxy finds himself silenced with surprising effectiveness. A genuinely unfashionable opinion is almost never given a fair hearing.

  2. Judd Gregg:

    It'll be a big plus to have somebody like that if he ends up being Democratic leader, he may not agree with you, but at least you're going to get a fair hearing and he's going to understand what you're talking about.

  3. Xochitl Hinojosa:

    She believes it is critical that everyone has a full and fair hearing, and that our country provides refuge to those that need it, and we should be guided by a spirit of humanity and generosity as we approach these issues.

  4. Xochitl Hinojosa:

    Hillary Clinton has real concerns about these reports, especially as families are coming together during this holiday season, she believes it is critical that everyone has a full and fair hearing, and that our country provides refuge to those that need it. And we should be guided by a spirit of humanity and generosity as we approach these issues.


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