burden of proof

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Latin for "at first sight."


Prima facie may be used as an adjective meaning "sufficient to establish a fact or raise a presumption unless disproved or rebutted." An example of this would be to use the term "prima facie...


Hamid Mohamed Ahmed Ali Rehaif is a citizen of the United Arab Emirates. United States v. Rehaif at 3. Rehaif applied and was accepted to the Florida Institute of Technology (“FIT”). Id. The United States issued Rehaif an F-1 nonimmigrant student visa...


Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ("IDEA"), 20 U.S.C. § 1400 et seq. every disabled child is entitled to a “free appropriate public education” ("FAPE") that is personally tailored by public school systems receiving federal aid to...

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Whether requiring the defendant to bear the burden of proving withdrawal from a conspiracy as an affirmative defense violates Due Process.



During the late 1980s and...