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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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Butthat he should talk of encouragement, should consider her as aware of his views, accepting his attentions, meaning (in short), to marry him!should suppose himself her equal in connexion or mind!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?"
'I don't suppose he will ask me to marry him, nor should I desire it: that would be rather too much presumption! but I intend him to feel my power.
In the broad hint which he dropped respecting the daughter of Waldemar Fitzurse, John had more than one motive, each the offspring of a mind, which was a strange mixture of carelessness and presumption with low artifice and cunning.
The presumption's against him--strongly against him--but we're Christians, I hope?'
Lord Turnbull made the suggestion when he gave evidence on the Scottish Government's plan to extend the presumption against short sentences from three months or fewer to 12 months or fewer.
Varughese also told Malay Mail that another landmark ruling by Malanjum was the Federal Court's April 5, 2019 decision in two drug trafficking cases, where the double presumption of guilt in the Dangerous Drugs Act (DDA) was held to be unconstitutional for violating Articles 5(1) and 8(1) of the Federal Constitution.
Narco list: Palace says presumption of innocence waived' for candidates !-- -- MANILA, Philippines As far as President Rodrigo Duterte is concerned, those running for elected positions had waived their right to be presumed innocent, presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said.
Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo's remark that politicians involved in illegal drugs had 'waived' their right to the presumption of innocence is 'gross ignorance of the law,' according to former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay, an opposition senatorial candidate.
class="MsoNormalThe problem lies in a judicial philosophy that has been cultivated by the Kenyan Judiciary around the "presumption of innocence".