State v. Clark

In State v. Clark, 2001 UT 9, 20 P.3d 300, the Court clarified that the "quantum of evidence necessary to support a bindover is less than that necessary to survive a directed verdict motion." While the prosecution must produce "believable evidence of all the elements of the crime charged" in order to sustain its burden at the preliminary hearing stage, "unlike a motion for a directed verdict, this evidence need not be capable of supporting a finding of guilt beyond a reasonable doubt." Id.