Prima Facie Case

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Meaning of Prima Facie Case

A prima facie case is one which is established by sufficient evidence and can be overthrown only by Rebutting Evidence adduced on the other side.

Prima Facie Case Alternative Definition

A case established by prima facie evidence (g. v.)

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Prima facie case in Law Enforcement

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Meaning of Prima Facie Case (of Guilt) in Spanish

Description/ translation of prima facie case (of guilt) into Spanish: indicios racionales de criminalidad; to make/ to prove a prima facie case: aportar indicios racionales de cirminalidad[1]

Note: for more information on related terms and on the area of law where prima facie case (of guilt) belongs (criminal procedure law), in Spanish, see here.

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  1. Translation of Prima Facie Case (of Guilt) published by Antonio Peñaranda


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

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Meaning of Prima Facie Case in the U.S. Legal System

Definition of Prima Facie Case published by the National Association for Court Management: A case that is sufficient and has the minimum amount of evidence necessary to allow it to continue in the judicial process.



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