presumption


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Related to presumption: Presumption of law, Presumption of innocence, Rebuttable presumption
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an assumption that is taken for granted

(law) an inference of the truth of a fact from other facts proved or admitted or judicially noticed

audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to

a kind of discourtesy in the form of an act of presuming

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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.
Like his spiritual governor, he began to think that they had been wrong in consigning one so pure, so young, so lovely, and above all so pious, to the arms of a heretic: and he was fain to believe that the calamity, which had befallen his age, was a judgment on his presumption and want of adherence to established forms.
You hear me tell you that the first side of your conduct was Insolence--Insolence and Presumption.
I tell you that's one side of your conduct--Insolence and Presumption.
Allowing a fellow that's found out, to discharge himself, is one thing; discharging him for insolence and presumption, and likewise for designs upon his master's money, is another.
If such presumptions can fairly be made, there ought at once to be an end of all delegated authority.
And yet how many presumptions there were against him
Most significantly, he examines the question of whether there should be a moral presumption against war.
All agencies should adopt a presumption in favor of disclosure, in order to renew their commitment to the principles embodied in FOIA, and to usher in a new era of open Government.
A new study prepared for NLC, "Assessing State Firefighter Cancer Presumption Laws and Current Firefighter Cancer Research," found there is inadequate scientific research to determine a link between working as a firefighter and an elevated risk of contracting cancer.
THE STATE broadcaster was found to have violated journalistic ethics on the presumption of innocence during a live show discussing former Anorthosis chairman Andreas Pantelis, the media regulatory watchdog has concluded.
com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Fraud-on-the-Market Theory: Presumption and Other Significant Issues and Updates in 2016 and Beyond Live Webcast.
Mr Matheson was speaking as he sought views on new proposals to extend the current presumption against three month prison sentences.
Logically, when a conviction is shown to be unusual, the presumption of innocence should be reinstated as it were.