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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?
Hence, assessment should not be based on mere presumptions no matter how reasonable or logical said presumptions may be.
Contra the Australian Full Federal Court in A, not all presumptions require a basic fact.
Factual presumptions are valid in principle, depending on the rationality of the inference from basic fact to presumed fact.
As with all presumptions, there can be evidence that contradicts this assumption, but the rule is a starting point.
These talks proposed presumptions of service-connection for certain conditions associated with these chemical solvents.
Cooke recognizes that policy debate and policymaking proceed, not on the basis of absolutes, but upon presumptions, like the presumption of innocence.
The statutory changes and presumptions discussed in this article come to bear on the outcome, and perhaps unintended consequences to the parties, resulting from their actions before the marital discord began.
In the course of deciding these cases, the Supreme Court often referred to rules of construction or presumptions regarding Congress's intent with respect to applying U.