prima facie case

Definition of "prima facie case"
  1. A lawsuit or criminal charge that initially appears to be convincing without need for further evidence
How to use "prima facie case" in a sentence
  1. The detective believed they had a prima facie case against the suspect due to strong preliminary evidence.
  2. The lawyer dismissed the claims, arguing they didn't present a prima facie case.
  3. Having found enough evidence, they proceeded with the prima facie case.

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