A case that meets the evidentiary requirement for a grand jury indictment.
Introduction of substantial evidence that, together with all proper inferences to be drawn therefrom and all applicable presumptions, reasonably tends to establish every essential element of an offense charged or included in any specification.
A case which on its face is sufficient and evidence is required to prove otherwiseâ€¢ Coroner's Inquestsâ€¢ Criminal Courts
Latin for "at first view" or "at first appearance," a prima-facie case is a lawsuit that requires an employer to articulate a reason that sufficiently proves that any decision or action taken was made based on legitimate and nondiscriminatory factors.
an argument with sufficient supporting evidence of the essential facts that it may be considered proven unless the opposing party can introduce evidence to the contrary
a prosecution case which is strong enough to require the defendant to answer it;
A legal term that refers to a case sufficient on its face to prevail in the absence of contradictory evidence.
Where the allegation, if proved, would amount to misconduct.
A court case supported by evidence capable of establishing it to the satisfaction of a jury in the absence of any evidence from the opposing side.
A case that is sufficient and has the minimum amount of evidence necessary to allow it to continue in the judicial process. (See prima facie in the Foreign Words Glossary.)
A case or action that will win unless the other side produces strong evidence to contradict it; a case with sufficient positive evidence to convince a judge and/or jury.
the existence of some evidence on each required point of a case
(PREE muh FAH sheh) Case that has minimum amount of evidence necessary to allow it to continue in the judicial process.
Such as will suffice until contradicted and overcome by other evidence; a case which has proceeded upon sufficient proof to that stage where it will support a finding, if evidence contrary to it is disregarded.
The minimum amount of evidence a plaintiff must produce to overcome a motion to dismiss.