CASE PROCESSING PROCEDURES; EVIDENCE – Burden of Proof; Weight of Evidence; Presumptions and Inferences; Affirmative Defenses
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1105.03000 – Burden of Proof; Weight of Evidence; Presumptions and Inferences; Affirmative Defenses
Witnesses failure to testify on an important issues in the case and corroborating witnesses failure to recall events regarding the issue causes ALJ to make an adverse inference against both witnesses and discredit their accounts of the events.