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when someone says that something is true, especially when said with confidence or force
How could he be so confident about that assertion?
the action of saying something, or of referring to your legal rights in justifying your actions, confidently and forcefully
They face many obstacles to the assertion of their legal rights.
No one can specify exactly those factors that allowed
her bold assertion
to be received positively.
The court accepted the
plaintiff's assertion that
the clerk improperly taxed $284 in costs for transcripts.
Certain statements in the letter could be shown
to be factual assertions
instead of subjective opinion.
vague assertions of
possible prejudice fail to show that disqualification was justified.
The court did not question the prosecutor's
general assertions about
The court found conclusory
prosecutors' assertions that
the probe was still open.
A 'statement' signed by four other judges,
disputed Klein's assertion that
the court must first determine subject-matter jurisdiction.
Contrary to defendant's assertions
, the evidence produced at trial was sufficient to link the defendant to the crime.
Lawyer E. Reilly had objected to Wilent's
assertion of the facts
A discussion between a partner and a junior associate (3)
Language school teacher or staff
University lecturer or professor
Legal secretary or support staff
HR for law firm or legal department