What is inquiry?

  • (noun): A search for knowledge.
    Synonyms: enquiry, research
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on inquiry:

Charleston Sofa Super Store Fire - Investigations - SLED Inquiry
... a SLED (South Carolina Law Enforcement Division) inquiry into the fire to determine if criminal charges should be pursued ... After an initial inquiry, SLED returned a statement that the fire "does not meet the criteria for a SLED criminal investigation." ...
Braidwood Inquiry
... The Braidwood Inquiry was a public inquiry conducted in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, examining the safety of Tasers and the death of Robert Dziekanski ... The two-stage inquiry is being conducted by retired Court of Appeal of British Columbia and Court of Appeal of the Yukon Territory Justice The Honourable Thomas R ...
Cecil Clothier - Allitt Inquiry
... age of 74, Clothier was appointed to head an inquiry into how a nurse, Beverley Allitt, who was later diagnosed as an untreatable psychopath, was able to ... Clothier trenchantly refused to hold a public inquiry, earning him vociferous hostility from both the victims' families and widespread criticism from the media ... "Most witnesses at a public inquiry say as little as possible and do their best to withhold their innermost thoughts", Clothier remarked ...
Civil Police (Brazil) - Police Inquiry
... The function of Judiciary Police is exercised through the police inquiry, included in the Brazilian prosecution law in order to investigate the penal infractions and their responsibility ... When concluded the inquiry is sent to the criminal judge ...
Melbourne–Voyager Collision - Investigations - First Royal Commission
... Although a naval Board of Inquiry was suggested by senior RAN officers as the best way to investigate the incident, a series of incidents and accidents during ... for such an externally supervised inquiry were supposed to have been drafted following an explosion aboard HMAS Tarakan in 1950, but were never enacted, and Menzies' only option was to call for a ... to be slow, and it was not until 25 June that the inquiry was ended and the report begun ...

More definitions of "inquiry":

  • (noun): A systematic investigation of a matter of public interest.
    Synonyms: enquiry

Famous quotes containing the word inquiry:

    Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors.
    Ambrose Bierce (1842–1914)

    The philosophic spirit of inquiry may be traced to brute curiosity, and that to the habit of examining all things in search of food.
    W. Winwood Reade (1838–1875)

    For what are the classics but the noblest thoughts of man? They are the only oracles which are not decayed, and there are such answers to the most modern inquiry in them as Delphi and Dodona never gave. We might as well omit to study Nature because she is old.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)