proffer letter

noun
variants: or proffer agreement

Definition of proffer letter

US law
: a letter setting forth an agreement between a federal prosecutor and a person who is a subject of a criminal investigation stating that the subject will provide information to aid the investigation and that the information provided will not be used against the subject in the criminal proceeding
  • Though an agreement had been informally worked out, the prosecutor's proffer letter made no mention of the plea bargain.
— called also queen for a day letter

First Known Use of proffer letter

1980

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