residuum rule

noun

Legal Definition of residuum rule

: a rule requiring that the decision or order of an administrative agency be supported by at least a small amount of evidence which is not inadmissible hearsay in order to be upheld on review

Note: The residuum rule has been rejected in most jurisdictions.

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“Residuum rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/residuum%20rule. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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