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rebuttal

n. evidence introduced to counter, disprove or contradict the opposition's evidence or a presumption, or responsive legal argument.

rebuttal

noun answer, arguments against the opposition, arguments in opposition, pleading, refutation, reply, repudiation, response, retort, statement made in response
Associated concepts: rebuttal evidence, rebuttal witness, surrebuttal
See also: answer, argument, confutation, contradiction, contravention, counterargument, defense, denial, disagreement, plea, pleading, reply, response
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The evidence against Ram Rahim Singh is clear; any rebuttal at this point looks difficult.
The list of authors on the Clack rebuttal is impressive, and should be paid attention to.
After Schoolhouse's rebuttal, Newegg filed a motion for leave to prepare and serve a surrebuttal report to be prepared by Kaplan.
In our rebuttal we emphasised that a broad range of regulatory options lie between decriminalisation and commercialisation, noting that decriminalisation is merely one practical step in the right direction.
During the December 3 hearing, Panelo requested that accused be given the five weeks deducted from the original period within which to present the rebuttal but the prosecution opposed said motion.
The McCullough Research rebuttal maintains that the gasoline price spikes in 2012 were not explained through normal market factors, because production and inventory levels remained high during periods of high prices.
The verbal volley came after a few BJP MLAs were expelled from the assembly by speaker Yoganand Shastri, following the first adjournment, for disrupting House proceedings with their protest against Dikshit's rebuttal.
LEGAL COMMENTARY: The court held that a trial court may not consider a defendant's rebuttal evidence when determining whether a plaintiff established a prima facie case.
The Reporter says that, "the Vatican finally mandated that Theological Studies publish" a rebuttal by Jesuit Fr.
In 1968, for example, the Republican Party recruited 16 members to respond to President Lyndon Johnson's message, the largest group to ever deliver a rebuttal.
If the lender receives an appraisal-based repurchase request that falls within the guarantee program's specific parameters, Coester Appraisal Group will initiate and fulfill a formal rebuttal campaign to refute the repurchase request--free of charge to the lender.
The latest book-length entry into this debate is University of Michigan psychology professor Richard Nisbett's rebuttal of Charles Murray, Richard Herrnstein, Arthur Jensen, and other "hereditarians.