The giving of evidence on the part of a plaintiff to destroy the effect of evidence introduced by the defendant in the same suit.
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In law, rebuttal is a form of evidence that is presented to contradict or nullify other evidence that has been presented by an adverse party. By analogy the same term is used in politics and public affairs to refer to the informal process by which statements, designed to refute or negate specific arguments put forward by opponents, are deployed in the media.
New Rebuttal (horse)
New Rebuttal is a racing horse.
Rebuttal is a racing horse. She was sired by Mr. Greeley with Reboot as the dam.
Self-Indication Assumption Doomsday argument rebuttal
The Self-Indication Assumption Doomsday argument rebuttal is an objection to the Doomsday argument (that there is only a 5% chance of more than twenty times the historic number of humans ever being born) by arguing that the chance of being born is not one, but is an increasing function of the number of people who will be born.
Self-referencing doomsday argument rebuttal
The self-referencing doomsday argument rebuttal is an attempt to refute the doomsday argument (that there is a credible link between the brevity of the human race's existence and its expected extinction ) by applying the same reasoning to the lifetime of the doomsday argument itself.