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prima facie (prīˑ·m fāˑ·shē),

n at first site; the minimum amount of evidence required from one party that compels another party to defend itself in court.

prima facie (prī´mə fā´shē),

adv a phrase that means “on the face of it”; so far as can be judged from the first appearance; presumably.
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I argue that such magnitude inquiries are inappropriately used to evaluate whether a "large enough" prima facie disparate impact exists or whether an alternative policy with less discriminatory impact promises a "large enough" decrease in discriminatory impact, at the first and third stages of disparate impact litigation.
Plaintiff moved for summary judgment on its claims, arguing that it had met its prima facie burden of showing the fact and amount of loss sustained, and that the payment of the benefits was overdue.
It is clear that at this stage all I need to do is to show that evidence brought on record is sufficient to show that Chidambaram, at present not an accused in the case, has prima facie committed offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act and other criminal laws," Swamy contended.
7502(c) establishes that if "any return, claim, statement, or other document" is sent to the IRS by registered mail, the registration will serve as prima facie evidence of delivery.
The approach espoused by labour arbitrators, commonly referred to as the Campbell River approach (named after the British Columbia Court of Appeal decision in which it was first articulated1), requires that a term or condition of employment results in a serious interference with a substantial parental or other family duty or obligation in order that it be found to be prima facie discriminatory.
Therefore it appears rather compelling to consider the actions of Mr Bin Hammam constitute prima facie an act of bribery, or at least an attempt to commit bribery.
He has taken not only prima facie but extended beyond that, taking all the ingredients of the charge as something factual, accepting beyond reasonable doubt which means it is already a conviction,'' Anwar said.
ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) on Tuesday conducted a hearing in the matter of the show cause notice issued to Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) on July 15, 2010 for taking decisions that, prima facie, violate Section 4(1) read with Section 4(2) (a) and (b) of the Competition Ordinance, 2010.
Accordingly, the moral presumption against war would be construed as one of the prima facie duties of nonmaleficence--namely, the prima facie duty not to resort to the destructiveness of war.
Surely this is a prima facie case for establishing an English parliament and for making all devolved parliaments responsible for all internal policies with a much reduced House of Commons responsible only for joint matters such as defence, immigration and macroeconomics?
The committee found a prima facie case for Peter Hans Michael Hillier ACMA to answer in relation to a complaint that he had: held an overpayment from a client to meet an invoice, not then rendered, for professional services to another company; breached his obligation of confidentiality to a client by discussing its business with another without authority; failed to treat two client companies as separate legal entities; was rude and unprofessional; and used an unacceptable tone in e-mails.
The court went on to state that in pursuance of its prima facie burden of proof, the moving defendant is required to address the factual allegations set forth in the plaintiffs' bill of particulars with reference to the moving defendant's alleged acts of negligence and the injuries suffered with competent medical proof.