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presumption

Law an inference of the truth of a fact from other facts proved, admitted, or judicially noticed
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look down upon her friend, so well understanding the gradations of rank below him, and be so blind to what rose above, as to fancy himself shewing no presumption in addressing her
I will remember - what I have said; - but do not you punish my presumption by withdrawing your friendship entirely from me, - or expect me to atone for it by being more distant than before,' said I, extending my hand to take leave, for I was too much excited to remain.
Sir," said he, with compressed lips and flashing eyes, "you have not the presumption to instruct the Comte de la Fere and myself what we ought to say here?
The presumption of correctness of assessment being a mere presumption cannot be made to rest on another presumption.
Ontario is proposing to extend the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) presumption to include special constables, and civilian members of police services in Violent Crime Linkage Analysis System (ViCLAS) and forensic units.
Roque, who first made a name for himself as a human rights lawyer, said human rights groups should be reminded that police officers should be given the presumption of regularity in the performance of their duties as practiced worldwide.
Scottish courts operate a presumption against prison sentences of three months or less, with the Scottish Government intending to extend the presumption to 12 months.
The author examines whether war is morally justifiable by presenting an argument for pacifism, contending that there is a moral presumption against war and unless that presumption is defeated, war is wrong.
Professor Hathaway argues that this presumption should be rejected because it lacks a sound empirical basis and because it conflicts with the relatively low evidentiary threshold set by the Refugee Convention's "well-founded fear" standard.
For farmers and landowners in particular, it is useful to know about the age-old legal presumption of the Hedge and Ditch Rule.
Based upon the VA's review of current medical science and findings, Secretary McDonald intends to propose creation of a presumption of service-connection for kidney cancer, liver cancer, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, leukemia, multiple myeloma, scleroderma, Parkinson's disease and aplastic anemia/ myelodysplastic syndromes.
And second, that good politics, for Team Republican, is politics that seriously upholds a presumption of liberty.