Presumptio hominis

The presumptio hominis is the judicial presumption. It exists when the judge considers the proven to be suitable to conclusively testify to another (unproven) circumstance. The judge thus infers from known to unknown. A counter-evidence is possible at any time.

Term-Nr.: 49

German: Praesumptio hominis (49)

Source: LK-Lötscher, 11.05.2020

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