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Justice that is absolutely impartial is a cornerstone of democracy Judges are the highest officials of the judiciary as independent arbitrators they are relied upon to perform their judicial duties according to the law and Constitutional principles autonomously of social political and ideological concerns In democratic nations as that of Australia it is not appropriate for judges to reflect their society in the performance of their judicial role Ultimately it is the detachment of the judge which enables the litigation process to fairly administer justice First of all it is important to point out that judicial independence as the third arm of government separate from the Legislative and Executive branches plays a vital role in Australias working democracy and is an institution that must be preciously guarded Without the guarantee of such independence the very essence of any justice system- that it be just and fairly administered- cannot be ensured It is the support and respect of the citizenry which enable such an establishment to function at its utmost More importantly it is the independence of the individual judge that is vital to our legal system and our democracy On entering the courtroom as a litigant there is an egalitarian right to expect that the judge is fair impartial and knowledgeable about the law One of the most imperative values of our legal system is the right to a fair trial as such the judge must desist from imposing his own subjective values within the courtroom so as the case is tried justly Societys confidence in the judiciary implies its trust in our judges to act impartially neutrally and in fairness inclusive to the law and that the court isan independent apolitical and strictly legal institution In addition within our adversarial system of justice the judge accepts a responsibility to guard the rights of the citizenry a duty which can only be successfully achieved if the judge stands as an impartial actor The
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