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discriminatory

adjective biased, bigoted, favoring, inequitable, influenced, iniquitous, jaundiced, one-sided, partisan, preconceived, predisposed, prejudiced, selective, separate, slanted, unjust, unjustified, warped
Associated concepts: discriminatory action, discriminatory implementation, discriminatory laws, selective enforceeent
See also: inequitable, one-sided, partial
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Whether the statistical evidence actually supports a conclusion that the death penalty is applied discriminatorily remains subject to debate.
72) The Court makes the right to end-of-life medical deference discriminatorily available to those wish to end their suffering and indignity by declining medical interventions, but not to those who wish to do the same thing by receiving medical interventions.
Secondly, a state has a quasi-sovereign "interest in not being discriminatorily denied its rightful status within the federal system.
According to the court, vocational training offered at the center was not discriminatorily inferior to those offered to male inmates at state facilities, as required for a claim under Title IX.
Next, according to a fairly recent decision of the National Labor Relations Board, you have the ability to, if you so choose, impose a complete ban on employee use of employer technology for personal or non-business communications, provided the ban is not enforced discriminatorily.
134) The Model Law contains in its preamble five specific goals, (135) all of which support a modified universalist approach, and do not discriminatorily consider local interests or show preference for national law.
The bottom line of death penalty jurisprudence is that the death penalty cannot be arbitrarily, capriciously or discriminatorily imposed.
Nevertheless, it is consistent with the social identity theory, which hypothesizes that high-status group members display greater in-group favoritism in order to strive for positive distinctiveness, and that low-status group members could behave more favorably rather than discriminatorily toward high-status out-group members if they perceive the status structure as being legitimate and/or stable (Tajfel and Turner 1979).
And limitations in various States' laws on individuals' rights "to keep and bear Arms" often aimed solely at such narrow matters as concealed weapons, or were discriminatorily enforced only against African-Americans and other minorities.
An example of this is the practice of taking resources from one part, thanks to the underplaying of the role of derivation, and allocating them discriminatorily against those who hail from where they are taken.
265, 285 (1986) ("[T]his Court has not yet definitively settled the questions whether a minimally adequate education is a fundamental right and whether a statute alleged to discriminatorily infringe that right should be accorded heightened equal protection review.