slip opinion

Definition of "slip opinion"
  1. A temporary written opinion released shortly after a court's judgment, before the final version
How to use "slip opinion" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer eagerly awaited the slip opinion to understand the judge's reasoning.
  2. Most legal professionals consider a slip opinion as a precursor to the final legally binding decision.
  3. The slip opinion provided a preliminary insight into the court's decision.

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