presumption of intent

Definition of "presumption of intent"
  1. A belief that if someone performed a criminal act, they intended to do so
How to use "presumption of intent" in a sentence
  1. The court applied the presumption of intent, based on the fact that the defendant had committed the act.
  2. In this case, the presumption of intent is significant as the defendant committed the act knowingly.
  3. Relying on the concept of presumption of intent, the prosecution argued that the act itself implied the defendant's intention.

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