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At first view; from the appearance, vyithout contradiction or explanation.

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At first view; from the appearance, vyithout contradiction or explanation.

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Meaning of Prima Facie

In plain or simple terms, Prima Facie means: On the face of it. Presumed to be true unless disproved.

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  • Burden of Persuasion.

    Further Reading (Articles)

    The prima facie case of age discrimination in reduction-in-force cases., Michigan Law Review; December 1, 1995; Lind, Jessica

    Prima Facie Case Established When Examiner Sufficiently Articulates Statutory Basis Of Rejection And Identifies References Relied Upon.(Case overview), Mondaq Business Briefing; May 3, 2011

    The replacement dilemma: an argument for eliminating a non-class replacement requirement in the prima facie stage of Title VII individual disparate treatment discrimination claims. (Case Note), Michigan Law Review; March 1, 2003; Swartz, Marla

    Zuma prejudiced by ‘prima facie’ remark; In the years since Ngcuka made the pronouncement, accused’s rights have been violated.(News), The Star (South Africa); January 19, 2009

    Supreme Court Confirms Prima Facie Validity Of Patent Despite Suspended Invalidation.(Case overview), Mondaq Business Briefing; March 29, 2012

    Prima facie case against Bush, Blair, New Straits Times; November 22, 2011

    `No prima facie evidence in letter’, New Straits Times; March 14, 2002

    4th Circuit: SOX Whistleblower Failed to Establish A Prima Facie Case regarding Causation, Mondaq Business Briefing; May 22, 2014; Pearlman, Steven

    Obvious to Try and the Prima Facie Obviousness Case, Mondaq Business Briefing; August 2, 2013; Devinsky, Paul

    Objective Evidence of Nonobviousness Overcomes Prima Facie Case of Obviousness, Mondaq Business Briefing; January 7, 2013

    Kejriwal cries foul: No prima facie proof against Bedi, Tehelka; November 28, 2011

    Bullet-proofing the Secured Creditor’s Prima Facie Case for Stay Relief for Lack of Adequate Protection in Chapter 11, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal; September 1, 2008; Jackson, Patrick A

    In Rare Case, Secondary Indicia of Nonobviousness Overcome Prima Facie Case of Obviousness, Mondaq Business Briefing; November 29, 2012; Sampson, Margaret

    No prima facie case against me, says Madani, Hindustan Times (New Delhi, India); July 8, 2010

    A ‘prima facie’ case that alcohol had been taken, Belfast Telegraph; July 1, 2005

    SC establishes prima facie case, New Straits Times; October 11, 2007

    Failure to prove prima facie case, man charged with rape goes free, New Straits Times; April 28, 2004

    Safety Vision acquires Prima Facie.(Brief Article), Mass Transit; June 1, 2001

    ‘We have a prima facie case against Motata’.(News), The Star (South Africa); June 1, 2009

    `Jackie Chan’: No prima facie evidence found against me, New Straits Times; February 1, 2004

    Prima Facie meaning

    A prima facie proof is one where the plaintiff has met their burden of production, having introduced evidence which tends to prove their case such that if unrefuted the defendant will suffer a directed verdict. The defendant is of cours afforded the opportunity to rebut that evidence.

    Cartwright v. Golub Corp., 51 A.D.2d 407, 381 N.Y.S.2d 901.
    White v. Abrams, C.A.Cal., 495 F.2d 724, 729.
    Husbands v. Com. of Pa., D.C.Pa., 395 F.Supp. 1107, 1139.

    Prima Facie in the context of Juvenile and Family Law

    Definition ofPrima Facie, published by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges: Lit., “On the first appearance”; evidence which on its face makes out the necessary elements of the allegation, and which will suffice to establish that allegation as true until it is contradicted and overcome by other evidence.

    Prima Facie in Labor Law

    According to unr.edu, Prima Facie is defined as: A legal presumption that arises from a basic showing of facts which will control a decision unless explicitly proved untrue. In the EEO area, statistics of under utilization have been sufficient to make a prima facie case for discrimination. It is then the responsibility of the employer to justify those statistics.

    Prima Facie in Labor Law

    According to unr.edu, Prima Facie is defined as: A legal presumption that arises from a basic showing of facts which will control a decision unless explicitly proved untrue. In the EEO area, statistics of under utilization have been sufficient to make a prima facie case for discrimination. It is then the responsibility of the employer to justify those statistics.

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