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The staff in question gave contradictory evidence at the inquest, which led to an observation by the jury that it was 'logically clear that fictional accounts were given under oath',' and finally, the exercise yard (where Emily died) was not fit for purpose.
Counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) had earlier declared Abubakar Umar a 'hostile witness', for giving contradictory evidence in court from the statement he made to the EFCC.
With an apparently below-par effort in the King George over Christmas sandwiched in between those two races, connections and supporters are left with a mass of contradictory evidence as to the true level of Bristol De Mai's ability.
The Financial Mirror understands that the defence will be presenting arguments touching on the absence of evidence, the ignoring of basic legal principles and case-law with respect to corporate criminal liabilities, as well as insufficient or contradictory evidence brought by the prosecution.
His purpose is not to replace deep analysis and the work of specialized consultants, but to give decision makers sufficient grounding in the field to ask better questions and decide for themselves what to do when faced with contradictory evidence.
Graves cited this "backfire effect," as explained in a 2011 essay by journalist David McRaney: "When your deepest convictions are challenged by contradictory evidence, your beliefs get stronger.
I will quantify this presumed tendency of the climate system to reduce its degrees of freedom on longer time scales and use it to constrain the sparse, noisy and at times contradictory evidence of past climate changes.
Since coconut levy proceeds are considered public funds only at first impression, their character would still have to be subject to a 'rebuttal or contradictory evidence.
Those familiar with the lengthy bibliography of Briant's other work on Alexander and Persian history will be particularly interested in the author's weighing of the sometimes contradictory evidence that seems to underpin the different depictions of Darius; what emerges in the pages of this volume is a portrait of a king that is both in sharper and less focused relief--a king who is truly dans l'ombre.
It has been suggested that the 'test and treat' guidelines hold the potential to eliminate the epidemic by breaking the cycle of HIV transmission and reducing ART costs in the long term; however, numerous modelling studies have found contradictory evidence to the WHO model, which under-estimated the survival time on ART and ignored the threat of resistance developing after widespread ART use.
A close reading of this book generates an idea of Pericles that is simultaneously faithful to the contradictory evidence and true to the ambivalent circumstances of the statesman's life.
confront him with contradictory evidence and he'll shrug and repeat the fib.