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Is “prima facie case” only used in the context of criminal law?

Is "prima facie case" only used in the context of criminal law? Or can it be used in administrative and/or civil law?
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Is following the flow of traffic a valid speeding defence in Texas?

As per the summary at http://www.mit.edu/~jfc/laws.html, Texas is one of the three states where there are no absolute speed limits -- a speed in excess of a posted limit is prima facie evidence that ...