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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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What is lacking, however, is an investigation of the concepts of moral presumption and burden of proof.
The presumption of disclosure also means that agencies should take affirmative steps to make information public.
Forty-three states have enacted laws that allow firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) providers who develop certain injuries, illnesses, and diseases to qualify for workers' compensation and certain other benefits under a presumption that the injuries, illnesses, and diseases are work-related.
The Cyprus Media Complaints Commission, an independent press council responsible for the self-regulation of the news media, concluded that the CyBC violated the provision on the presumption of innocence during a sports programme, aired on November 30, 2008.
Halliburton called into question, but upheld, the foundation of a securities class action — the presumption of class-wide reliance — which makes it easier for plaintiffs in securities fraud class actions to prove reliance and obtain class certification.
A Scottish Government consultation was published today on strengthening the current statutory presumption against short-term prison sentences in favour of community sentences which are backed by targeted support to address underlying issues such as drugs, alcohol, or mental health issues.
If you will not disclose the account to us, one normal presumption would be if you have a legitimate account, why will you not disclose it to us .
United States (1) introduces a new presumption to the art of judicial interpretation of federal statutes.
It was Halliburton's potential to overturn Basic that generated such a groundswell in interest; overturning the fraud-on-the-market presumption would very likely sound the death knell for the modern securities-fraud class action.
Counterbalancing the Presumption of Patent Validity
8) Since [section] 10(b) covers both civil and criminal violations, the Court's reasoning, which relied heavily on the principle that "[w]hen a statute gives no clear indication of an extraterritorial application, it has none," (9) potentially implied that criminal statutes were not exempt from the presumption against extraterritoriality.