searching inquiry

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The result of a searching inquiry (in which they, who had known the poor fellow from his childhood, did other good service, besides bringing it about) was, that between eleven and twelve o'clock, a free pardon to Barnaby Rudge was made out and signed, and entrusted to a horse-soldier for instant conveyance to the place of execution.
THERE is surely no-one out there who doesn't want to see a full, open and searching inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire.
The firm's liability stems from its failure to respond to red flags and conduct a searching inquiry into whether the sales were exempt from registration requirements of the federal securities laws, and its failure reasonably to supervise with a view toward detecting and preventing violations of the registration provisions," the SEC states.
He ordered a searching inquiry into allegations that the royal couple were guilty of cynical and calculated manipulation of the media over their marriage breakdown.
Instead, West Midlands Police should carry out a searching inquiry to find out why it is failing.
We shall be conducting a vigorous and searching inquiry through the evidence so that the true cause of death may, if possible, be determined once and for all," he said.
This, complaint, like all complaints made against the police, is the subject of a very searching inquiry, and in due course the result will be subject to the indeuendent scrutiny of the Police Complaints Board.
He believes a more searching inquiry is needed into the missing postal votes, spoiled ballots and malfunctioning machines which made the election a target of ridicule.
Today, when a board needs to satisfy independence requirements, it may be called on to conduct a searching inquiry into the loyalties, influences, and motives that underlie a director's thoughts and acts.
Even before the Cold War was over, strategic thinkers in America began a searching inquiry into the future of the United States in the era that would ensue.
Even without a searching inquiry into Shankle's income and overall financial situation, we conclude that [the provision in his contract] would deter a substantial number of similarly situated potential litigants from seeking to vindicate their statutory rights in an arbitral forum," the majority wrote.
Not only has BAGS been exonerated, but in my view it has emerged from a searching inquiry with its reputation enhanced.