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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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The rebuttal from Clack and co-authors focused on (http://www.
Table 3 indicates that groups of Democratic rebuttals tend to be more ideologically extreme than Republican rebutters are over the period of this study.
Three major categories of explanations emerged when students described why they did not write rebuttals.
The AICPA rebuttal to charter and bylaw violations is a confession.
Councilman David Laurell criticized ROAR proponents' ballot and rebuttal statements, saying they are heavy on personal attacks and light on reasonable arguments.
35) In other words, the proposed regulations appear to require the IRS to establish that the taxpayer fails to satisfy both the General and Alternative Pre-Spin Rebuttals in order to treat an acquisition that occurred more than two years before a distribution as part of the same plan.
Back then, NCEW and the other journalism groups focused on rebuttals by targets of criticism in the belief that they had the most compelling case for an opportunity to reply.
June 1: The final, rebuttal phase of the trial begins, with each side allowed to call three more witnesses each.
The 3-1/2-hour hearing stood out from those in recent months because TMC company representatives presented rebuttals to those opposing the project, including residents, local environmental groups, elected officials, school boards and town and city councils.
Now, renowned computer industry renaissance man, Bob Metcalfe has combined some of his most memorable InfoWorld columns along with frank rebuttals from a who's-who of computing luminaries in his new book Internet Collapses And Other InfoWorld Punditry published by IDG Books Worldwide, Inc.
Further testimony will be heard from opponents, as well as TMC's rebuttals to their arguments.