Chapter 8, I'll Be the Judge of That
|Arbiter|| A judge who decides a disputed issue|
Ex. An _____ was hired to settle the Major League Baseball strike because the owners and players could not come to an agreement.
Ex. Judges should not be _____ but should rather weigh the evidence fairly before making up their minds.
|Exculpate|| To free from guilt or blame|
Ex. When the gold coins discovered in his closet were found to be fake, Dr. Rideau was ______ and the search for the real thief continued.
|Impartial|| Not in favor of one side or the other, unbiased|
Ex. The umpire had a hard time remaining ______; his son was pitching for the home team, and this made it difficult to call the game fairly.
|Incontrovertible|| Not able to be denied or disputed|
Ex. The videotape of the robbery provided ________ evidence against the suspect-he was obviously guilty.
|Integrity|| Trustworthiness; completeness|
Ex. The ______ of the witness was called into question when her dislike for the defendant was revealed-some jurors suspected that she was not being entirely truthful.
|Objectivity|| Treatin facts without influence from personal feelings or prejudices|
Ex. It is important that judges hear all cases with ________, so that their personal feelings do not affect their decision.
|Plausible|| Seemingly valid or acceptable; credible|
Ex. Keith's excuse that he missed school yesterday because he was captured by space aliens was not very _______.
|Substantiated|| Supported with proof or evidence; verified |
Ex. The fingerprint evidence _________ the detective's claim that he suspect had been at the scene of the crime.
|Vindicated|| Freed from the blame|
Ex. Mrs. Layton was finally _______ after her husband admitted to the crime.
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