mandatory presumption

Definition of "mandatory presumption"
  1. A rule that legally obligates the jury to assume a specific fact upon the presentation of certain evidence
How to use "mandatory presumption" in a sentence
  1. In the court, the judge instructed the jury on the idea of mandatory presumption in response to the introduced proofs.
  2. The defense attorney argued that the law involves a mandatory presumption, thus requiring the jury to draw a certain conclusion from the presented evidence.
  3. The concept of mandatory presumption was critical in this case, as it compelled the jury to make certain inferences based on the established facts.

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