memorandum decision

Definition of "memorandum decision"
  1. A brief paragraph given by a court detailing the ruling of a case without including the reasons behind the judgment
How to use "memorandum decision" in a sentence
  1. The court provided a memorandum decision that revealed the outcome, leaving the parties waiting for the detailed opinion.
  2. The summary judgment came in the form of a memorandum decision.
  3. The defendant's appeal was dismissed as per the memorandum decision.

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