Finder of Fact

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Finder of Fact

In law, person or group assigned to determine whether and how an event occurred. For example, a finder of fact may be asked whether an accused person in fact robbed a bank. The finder of fact is generally a judge or jury. The finder of fact is also called the trier of fact.
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The claim is that there are objective but variable standards of justification for knowledge and that one factor in this variability is the kind of information presented to the fact finder.
This means that completing a fact finder is the right thing to do for clients, for your professional reputation, for your compliance requirements and for your revenue growth.
The most obvious spot to try it is at the iWon Fact Finder page.
Written by a panel of financial experts, Finance Fact Finder covers core information on financial management strategy, asset management, taxation and auditing and accounting regulations.
As a result, a successful direct of a fact witness is one that makes the fact finder like and respect the witness and gives the fact finder emotional and factual reasons to find in favor of the party who offers the witness.
Though a fact finder ruled they deserve 6 percent raises, over 200 Association members--educational assistants and clerical employees--will get only 3 percent.
In fact, the review panel's senior fact finder noted that the college's dean was the subject of an unauthorized CIA security review and a later rumor that sought to discredit him.
Richard Jackson, himself an experienced fact finder under the Ontario teachers collective bargaining legislation, has endeavour in this slim volume (75 pages, excluding references and appendix) to examine the impact of fact finding on teacher-board collective bargaining outcomes.
Today, mobile application innovator WHDC LLC launched a free, comprehensive nutrition fact finder for cell phones, PDAs and all mobile devices with Internet (WAP) connections.
No other changes to the existing contract were suggested by the fact finder.
If they fill out the fact finder and bring it in, you have a 95 percent chance of getting a client.