Inclination or prejudice.
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
An actual or potential decisionmaker's predisposition for or against a party to a lawsuit or a particular group of people. Bias may result from things like discriminatory attitudes, personal opinions, financial dealings, or personal knowledge of one of the parties or witnesses.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:11 pm