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argument

The reason(s) advanced for a particular thing’s existence.

argument

Medtalk The reason(s) advanced for a particular thing's existence. See Drug-baby argument, Health freedom argument, Particular person argument.
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RI-92 (a subordinate lawyer must comply with the Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct, even if ordered to do otherwise by an employer, if there is no reasonable resolution of an arguable question which supports the employer's directive); Kelley's Case, 627 A.
Readers will have to decide for themselves whether they agree with these three arguable claims--and whether it was defensible for me to abandon the task of a regular review in order to advance them.
It is also arguable that the sentence did not give full recognition to some mitigating factors available to Jones.
An appeal hearing is expected to take place on October 28 and 29 as per the ICC's anti-corruption code of conduct for provisional suspensions, where 'it shall be the burden of the ACSU's general manager to establish: (a) that there is a strong, arguable case against the player on the charge(s) that have been made against him; and (b) that, in such circumstances, the integrity of the sport could be seriously undermined if a provisional suspension was not imposed against him.
It is arguable that there is something like a 32 per cent of scores being level at half time - a consensus of the prices bookmakers are quoting about a 45-minute stalemate implies this - and a 66 per cent chance of Manchester United then going on to claim all three points.
A judge said he had "no hesitation" in finding that they had an arguable case to bring an urgent application for judicial review.
Mr Justice Blackburne has been urged by the Prince's lawyers to hold that the newspaper has no arguable defence and that he is entitled to summary judgment, avoiding a full trial with witnesses.
Mr Justice Sullivan granted permission to appeal on grounds that it is arguable that the magistrates may not properly have considered existing planning issues -relating to floodlights on the pub which must be switched off by 11.
At a hearing last December a judge in the High Court in London ruled that the former restaurant manager of Haydon Wick, Swindon, had an arguable case which merited a full hearing.
The man who oversaw Eric Gagne's conversion from middling starter to the game's top closer, Jose Lima's conversion from reclamation project to a prominent place in Dodgers history and Jeff Weaver's conversion from a guy with questionable makeup to an arguable staff ace, fired a few parting shots Tuesday.
He said the retired fire fighter had ``an arguable case''.
It is arguable that it means very little or nothing at all.