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proof,

n the establishment of a fact by evidence; to find the truth.
proof beyond a reasonable doubt,
n in criminal law, such proof as precludes every reasonable hypothesis except that which it tends to support and is wholly consistent with the defendant's guilt and inconsistent with any other rational conclusions.
proof of loss,
n the contractual right of the carrier or service corporation to request verification of services rendered (expenses incurred) by the submission of claim forms, radiographs, study models, or other diagnostic material.

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Q. Is there any proof that acupuncture would be helpful for dealing with depression? I’m working in a multinational company and I suffer from depression. I feel the side effects of the meds being prescribed by my doctor. I like to try with acupuncture. Is there any proof that acupuncture would be helpful for dealing with depression?

A. Hi, for some cases acupuncture is good but not for all. Besides therapy and acupuncture exercise helps with depression. The problem with it is that it appears to be difficult to get depressed people to start exercising. They are depressed, after all. But exercise could and should be considered alternative medicine that actually works.

Q. What kind of dogs are considered "low allergy" breeds? My son really wants a dog and I am allergic. Not severely but... Promised to look into getting a low allergy one. Appreciate any info including how to source free/low cost as money is tight.

A. Take in mind that there are also other criteria for choosing a dog. Some of them need special grooming and some aren't really great with kids, but you can check out these breeds and more at www. dogbreedfacts.com. As for myself, I have had several Bichon Frises, and they can be great with kids and other pets, and they are hardy and very, very intelligent!! They arent too big either! Good luck on your hunt!

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Because our society places the highest value upon individual freedom and liberty of its citizens, in each of these situations the Crown must prove its case to the highest standard known to our law: proof beyond a reasonable doubt.
15) Under this statement, since an element, like "reckless," may be a combination of facts and norms, it seems that the proof beyond a reasonable doubt applies to more than just factual questions.
36) He states twice, and in italics, that apart from the confessions rule "there has never been a case where proof beyond a reasonable doubt has been found to be required as a precondition to admission of evidence.
358, 364 (1970) ("Due Process clause protects the accused against conviction except upon proof beyond a reasonable doubt of every fact necessary to constitute the crime with which he is charged").
All those who think Michael Jackson got away with criminal behavior because in their imagination he was guilty should move to Russia where you don't need proof beyond a reasonable doubt to convict someone.
The Third Circuit ruled a juvenile adjudication can count as a "prior conviction" for purposes of enhancing sentencing under federal law if the adjudication was based on a proceeding that included the privilege against self-incrimination and rights to notice, counsel, confrontation, and proof beyond a reasonable doubt.
Every Canadian should know that the burden of proof which the Crown must establish at a criminal trial is proof beyond a reasonable doubt.
Ordinarily, a trial which threatens criminal sanctions requires proof beyond a reasonable doubt.