How do you know if you have a claim?
✓ A claim must be argumentative. When you make a claim, you are arguing for a certain interpretation or understanding of your subject. ✓ A good claim is specific. It makes a focused argument (MTV‟s popularity is waning because it no longer plays music videos) rather than a general one (MTV sucks).
Can you be found guilty on circumstantial evidence?
The notion that one cannot be convicted on circumstantial evidence is, of course, false. Most criminal convictions are based on circumstantial evidence, although it must be adequate to meet established standards of proof. See also hearsay.
What is the formula for a claim?
ADVERTISEMENTS: The actual amount of claim is determined by the formula: Claim = Loss Suffered x Insured Value/Total Cost. The object of such an Average Clause is to limit the liability of the Insurance Company.
What is unknown evidence?
Define known and unknown evidence. Known evidence- objects whose source is known at time it was collected (standard/reference sample) Unknown evidence- collected at crime scene that has an unknown orgin. Define individual & class characteristics. Individual characteristics- evidence that only arises from one source.
What makes a weak claim?
Weak Claims. To be strong and effective, a claim should be debatable, focused, and specific. In other words, it ought to be something that can be argued with reasons and evidence, and it ought to be narrow enough to properly support or prove in the space and format available.
What is the difference between a weak claim and a strong claim?
A strong claim expresses one main idea. A strong claim is specific. A strong claim is arguable….
|Weak Claims||Strong Claims|
|World hunger has many causes and effects.||Hunger persists in Appalachia since jobs are scarce and farming the infertile soil is rarely profitable.|
What qualifies evidence?
What counts as evidence? By evidence we mean information, facts or data supporting (or contradicting) a claim, assumption or hypothesis. Evidence may come from controlled scientific research indicating some general facts about the world, human beings or organizational practices.
What is impression evidence?
Impression evidence is created when two objects come in contact with enough force to cause an “impression.” Typically impression evidence is either two-dimensional — such as a fingerprint — or three-dimensional — such as the marks on a bullet caused by the barrel of a firearm.