memorandum opinion


memorandum opinion
noun

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  • memorandum opinion — see opinion Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Memorandum opinion — Legal opinions Judicial opinions Majority opinion Dissenting opinion Plurality opinion Concurring opinion Memorandum opinion This box: view · judicial opinion …   Wikipedia

  • opinion — opin·ion /ə pin yən/ n 1 a: a belief stronger than impression and less strong than positive knowledge b: a formal expression of a judgment or appraisal by an expert see also opinion testimony at testimony compare …   Law dictionary

  • memorandum — mem·o·ran·dum /ˌme mə ran dəm/ n pl dums or da / də/ 1: a usu. informal written communication 2: a record (as a note) which is used by a party seeking to enforce an otherwise oral agreement in accordance with the Statute of Frauds to prove that… …   Law dictionary

  • memorandum decision — noun or memorandum opinion 1. : a brief opinion of a court or a judge announcing the result of litigation without an extended discussion of the principles involved by sometimes with the citation of precedents compare per curiam decision 2. : an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • opinion — A document prepared by an attorney for his client, embodying his understanding of the law as applicable to a state of facts submitted to him for that purpose; e.g. an opinion of an attorney as to the marketability of a land title as determined… …   Black's law dictionary

  • memorandum decision — n: a document produced by the court stating a present or intended decision usu. previously announced from the bench without an accompanying opinion Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. memorandum decision …   Law dictionary

  • memorandum — /memaraendam/ To be remembered; be it remembered. A formal word with which the body of a record in the Court of King s Bench anciently commenced. An informal record, note or instrument embodying something that the parties desire to fix in memory… …   Black's law dictionary

  • memorandum — /memaraendam/ To be remembered; be it remembered. A formal word with which the body of a record in the Court of King s Bench anciently commenced. An informal record, note or instrument embodying something that the parties desire to fix in memory… …   Black's law dictionary

  • memorandum — An informal writing. A brief writing to preserve a thing or an event against loss of memory in respect thereof. A writing used by a witness to assist and refresh his memory while on the witness stand. 29 Am J2d Ev § 876. A writing which records… …   Ballentine's law dictionary