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    An inference of the truth or falsity of a proposition or fact, that stands until rebutted by evidence to the contrary.

    California Superior Court. “English Legal Glossary” (2005)

Presumption of fact

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    A presumption of facts, usually rebuttable, resulting from a rule of law that requires such fact to be assumed from another fact or group of facts found or otherwise established in the action.

    Missouri Press-Bar Commission. “News Reporter’s Legal Glossary” (2009)

Presumption of law

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    A rule of law that courts and judges shall draw a particular inference from a particular fact, or from particular evidence.

    Missouri Press-Bar Commission. “News Reporter’s Legal Glossary” (2009)