Claim

Claim may refer to:

  • Claim (legal)
  • Claim (patent)
  • Land claim
  • Proposition, a statement which is either true or false
  • A right
  • Sequent, in mathematics
  • A main contention, see conclusion of law

Other articles related to "claim, claims":

Requirements For Adverse Possession - Specific Requirements For Adverse Possession
... Claim of title or claim of right ... to take the land as one's own constitutes "claim of right." Other cases have determined that a claim of right exists if the person believes he has rightful claim to the property, even if that belief is mistaken ... demonstrate actual possession, also demonstrate knowledge of guilt, as opposed to claim of right ...
Death-warning - Skepticism
... a valid source who empirically evaluates the claim must stand behind the belief ... uses testimonials as evidence for their claims ... Also, the Society for Psychical Research fails to mention any evidence that disproves the claim and does not address any of these studies ...
Critical Rationalism - The Pitfalls of Justificationism and Positivism
... familiar", is that all arguments purporting to give valid support for a claim are either circular or question-begging ... an inference from premises to a conclusion) for a given claim, then the content of the claim must already be contained within the premises of the argument (if it is not, then the argument is ... Therefore the claim is already presupposed by the premises, and is no more "supported" than are the assumptions upon which the claim rests, i.e ...
Frivolous Litigation
... While colloquially, a person may term a law suit to be frivolous if he or she personally finds a claim to be absurd, in legal usage "frivolous litigation" consists of a claim or defense that is presented where the ... The fact that a claim is lost does not imply that it was frivolous ... or additional suits, may be uncivil or harassing to the court, or may claim extreme remedies ...
Example of An Effective Migu
... Normally, when one makes a claim that a loan has been repaid, he would be expected to produce evidence that it had been repaid, such as a receipt ... Since the lender cannot prove the existence of the loan, that claim would have prevailed ... Therefore, the claim that the loan was repaid is believed as well ...

Famous quotes containing the word claim:

    I do not claim that all women, or a large portion of them, should enter into independent business relations with the world, but I do claim that all women should cultivate and respect in themselves an ability to make money.
    Ellen Demarest (1824–1898)

    Now, at the end of three years struggle the nation’s condition is not what either party, or any man devised, or expected. God alone can claim it.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    O God, oh! of thine only worthy blood,
    And my tears, make a heavenly Lethean flood,
    And drown in it my sins’ black memory.
    That thou remember them, some claim as debt;
    I think it mercy, if thou wilt forget.
    John Donne (1572–1631)