Independence or neutrality

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Independence or neutrality

  1. 1. cannot be easilyremoved by thegovernmentgovernment does notappoint (or train) judgesThey are unelected“the ability of judges toresist political pressure fromthe other two branches ofgovernmentpoliticians should notcriticise any judgeeveryone is “equalbefore the law”,Decisions must be taken on a fair,and impartial, basisA judge must not benefitpersonally from the case inquestionA judge shouldavoid anypolitical orpersonal biasIn practise, the social background of judges canaffect their judgment

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