residuum rule

Definition of "residuum rule"
  1. A principle stipulating that for an administrative agency's decision or order to be maintained upon review, there must be some level of supporting evidence that is permissible and not considered inadmissible hearsay
How to use "residuum rule" in a sentence
  1. The residuum rule was employed to ensure there was valid, non-hearsay evidence in the administrative agency's decision.
  2. Under the residuum rule, the order was up for reassessment due to the lack of substantial supportive evidence.
  3. The application of the residuum rule unearthed the need for non-hearsay evidence for a stable review of the case.

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