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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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We agree that factual presumptions are valid in principle, depending on the rationality of the inference from basic fact to presumed fact and that POSP fails as a factual presumption.
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.
On the evidence, the trespasser could not show that presumptions under the Hedge and Ditch Rule could be overturned.
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.
Cooke rightly suggests that libertarians are sometimes irresponsible in failing to see that social life necessarily privileges the status quo to some degree; responsibility demands that one strike some balance between the presumption of liberty and the presumption of status quo.
of evidence on presumptions to show that interpreting the structural
as burden-shifting presumptions, or "true presumptions" in
2) If the presumption of a gift cannot be overcome and what were once nonmarital funds are classified as marital due to joint title, an argument could be made that there is justification for an unequal distribution of the marital assets.
Prior to 2008, Florida's equitable distribution statute provided that the presumption of a gift arose only relating to real property held by the parties as tenants by the entireties regardless of whether the property was acquired before or during the marriage.
This Article addresses an underexplored but critical aspect of the presumption against extraterritoriality.