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Prima Facie

In law, describing facts that, unless successfully refuted, would be sufficient to prove a fact. In both criminal and civil trials, the side with the burden of proof must establish at least a prima facie case. If this side fails to do so, the case is dismissed and the other side does not need to present its evidence. See also: Res ipsa loquitur.
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Section II.C argues that the logic underlying the elimination of magnitude inquiries during the prima facie stage applies to the third stage as well.
It carries grave error in holding that a prima facie case has been established against the appellant,' held the court.
In his view, a prima facie case has been made by the prosecution in respect of all the charges against Baffoe-Bonnie, William, Alhaji Salifu, and George, sufficient enough for him to call on them to open their defence.
We agree with the Supreme Court's determination that the plaintiff established its prima facie entitlement to judgment as a matter of law on that branch of its motion which was for summary judgment on so much of the complaint, as, in effect, sought a determination that the amount of the benefits sought by the defendant was not in accordance with the workers' compensation fee schedule.
He argued that the bureau must, at least, prima facie establish that there is some nexus between ill-gotten money amassed through corruption or abuse of power with the assets of his client.
Fernandez's act of taking the bag despite the warnings of Luab and Comedido was also considered to be "prima facie evidence of obstruction of justice." Even if there was no search warrant or yellow line, the Sandiganbayan said Fernandez was still informed and warned about the police investigation.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has allowed the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) on Monday to proceed with the inquiry against Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL) over a show-cause notice issued for prima facie abuse of dominant position.
Parental alienation can constitute child endangerment, constituting a prima facie case for an evidentiary hearing in a change of custody case, the Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled.
In addition, the arbitrator found that Centerra had made out both a prima facie case for the arbitrator to take jurisdiction over the arbitration proceeding; and a prima facie case on the merits of the case.
The first version claims that it is always impermissible to choose an option that results in a bad states of affairs, while the second version claims that it is always impermissible to choose an option that is even prima facie wrong.
PRIMA Facie Ph is a company by Grade 12 Accounting and Business Management (ABM) students from Saint Scholastica's College Manila Leadership Academy.