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Burden of Proof

Is the Legal Doctrine of 'Res Ipsa Loquitur' Losing Its Voice?

Brad Reid | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Brad Reid

Typically an individual suing another person for injuries must prove exactly what was improper (negligent) about the defendant's conduct. However, in some situations the law shifts the requirement to the defendant to demonstrate that she or he did act properly.

Keep a Log of the Hours That You Have Worked

Brad Reid | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business
Brad Reid

When an employer fails to keep a record of hours worked, as happened in this case, the employee is entitled to compensation "on the most accurate basis possible."

The Agency That Cried "Awesome!"

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

NASA should not have to resort to circus acts as the price for doing science. It's in such circumstances that violence is done to process, to rigor, to integrity.

Reasoning, Scepticism and the Burden of Proof

Hisham Wyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

In a corner of the multi-verse, natives of a world ardently believe a unicorn driving a black Camaro is responsible for pulling the sun around the sky...