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rebuttal

(ri-bŭt′ăl)
In law, evidence or testimony that contradicts or sheds doubt upon the assertions of the opposing party in a dispute.
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However, it is up the employer and/or its Workers' Compensation Insurance carrier to rebut the presumption.
Japan's industry ministry will include arguments on auto and steel market practices when the government rebuts a recent U.
The flap was touched off by a suit by columnist and Chavez critic Elias Santana, who demanded time to rebut what he said were attacks on him made by Chavez during his radio show, carried on state-owned networks.
Where subsequent dispositions of stock will occur, the taxpayer may still be able to rebut the presence of a device if it represents that (1) there are no current or accumulated earnings and profits, and (2) no distributions or transactions are planned that will create current or accumulated earnings and profits.
Neighbors also can provide statements that could be introduced later by prosecutors to rebut claims of accidental injury or self-defense.
While prosecutors point out that the law affords defendants a right to rebut the charges, O'Flaherty says that won't cut it in his courtroom.
The City Tribunal found that the taxpayer established that the royalties were priced at arm's length, and that the City did not adequately rebut this showing.
The Prime Minister hopes to rebut Tory claims that asylum seekers are being encouraged to enter the UK on working visas.
Although a SCIN between family members is presumed to be a gift rather than a bona fide transaction, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently overturned a Tax Court ruling, indicating a taxpayer may rebut this presumption by showing that at the time of the transaction he or she had a real expectation of repayment and intended to enforce collection of the indebtedness.
WILL THE ESTEEMED SENATOR FROM THE GREAT STATE OF EXXON PLEASE YIELD TO THE HONORABLE SENATOR FROM PHILIP MORRIS WHO'D LIKE TO REBUT EARLIER ARGUMENTS MADE BY THE GOOD SENATORS FROM MICROSOFT AND THE NRA?
If you replaced a door in the last 40 years, you might have reason to believe it does not contain lead paint, and if you got a violation, you could rebut the violation and have the door tested," suggested Margulies.
In the declamation Agrippa formally set out to prove that women were superior to men, citing scriptural and classical sources to rebut commonplace medical, legal, theological, and philosophical arguments to the contrary.