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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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html) rebuttals , in one calling his fellow researchers "fossil fuel and nuclear supporters.
Since Erickson's rebuttal expert report included new evidence in the form of a different survey conducted with a different methodology than Newegg's, the Board felt that a surrebuttal report was proper, and would help it to make a fair determination on the merits of the case.
Nevertheless, we would note, as we did in our earlier rebuttal, some overlap between our position and Dr Scott's.
It is crystal clear that the accused was given ample opportunity to present and terminate his rebuttal evidence.
As detailed in this rebuttal, WSPA's response claims that McCullough Research blamed these price spikes on a pair of major refinery outages in 2012 and proceeds to disprove this claim.
However, because Democratic rebuttal groups tend to be larger, the proportion of senators in the overall group is lower for Democrats than for Republicans (45% to 54%, respectively).
The government rebuttal carried by the New Light of Myanmar and other newspapers blasted Thailand for issuing the May 19 statement, which it called ''tantamount to interfering in the internal affairs of Myanmar.
Hold back one personal story or fact about the client for rebuttal.
In his rebuttal, Langston's counsel attempted to make various legal arguments about the principles of waivers, variations, novations and terminations of legal documents.
Said's thesis was that the Western image of the East was biased by colonialist attitudes and racism: this reconsideration offers a powerful rebuttal to college-level audiences, surveying misinterpretations in Said's original survey of scholarly literature and providing college-level collections strong in history and culture with a fine reinterpretation.
Therefore, when upstart Berkeley rap quintet The Pack confronted criticism regarding their footwear of choice, their Myspace page offered a rebuttal none could counter.
So let's examine the case for the defence, a rebuttal in three parts.