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Synonyms for rebuttal

Synonyms for rebuttal

the speech act of refuting by offering a contrary contention or argument

(law) a pleading by the defendant in reply to a plaintiff's surrejoinder

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The judges will have to review both the appeal and the prosecutor's rebuttal,' he said.
New Delhi [India], August 28 ( ANI ): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and senior advocate Subramanian Swamy has said that the punishment for rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was certain, eliminating the possibility of rebuttal of evidence against him.
The rebuttal from Clack and co-authors focused on (http://www.
While other provinces have established a rebuttal presumption for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Saskatchewan is the first province to enact legislation that covers other forms of psychological injury that workers could suffer from as a result of being exposed to traumatic events or situations at work.
In that trial--during its rebuttal of Newegg's claims--applicant Schoolhouse Outfitters, an online retailer specializing in school supplies, introduced as expert testimony the findings of its own expert, Eugene Erickson of NERA Economic Consulting.
However, as we stated in our rebuttal, the intention of our position statements is precisely to bring attention to and advocate for harm reduction, both with respect to cannabis and more generally, as a key public health approach to addressing tobacco, alcohol and other substance use.
Records showed that the court granted the earlier request of Panelo to be given until December 2015 to terminate the presentation of rebuttal evidence upon compliance of the submission of the list of additional rebuttal witnesses.
A spokesman of the PM's Office issued a rebuttal giving reference of the news published in daily Dawn by Tariq Naqash dated December 4, 2013 titled 'Kashmir issue can trigger war, says Sharif'.
Facing fire over a district court ruling that declared a CWG corruption- related charge against her " maintainable", Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit offered a point- wise rebuttal to the accusation.
The court held, inter alias that the trial court had not erred when it refused to consider the Clinic's rebuttal evidence in attempting to show that Kimberly had not met the standard for setting forth a cause of action.
Islamabad, January 27, 2012 (Frontier Star): Senators Thursday criticized rebuttal from the Karachi Electric Supply Corporation (KESC) of their reservations about its performance.
The prize for the best rebuttal went to Srivalli Valivetti of Indian School Al Seeb while Himanshu Sharma of Indian School Sohar claimed the prize for the second best rebuttal.
THE US-BASED JOURNAL Theological Studies was compelled to publish an article presenting the hierarchy's view on marriage as a rebuttal to a 2004 article questioning church teachings on marriage and divorce, according to the National Catholic Reporter.
Senator Everett Dirksen (R-IL) and Congressman Gerald Ford (D-MI) delivered the first rebuttal to President Johnson's State of the Union message on behalf of the Republican Party.