queen for a day letter

variants: or queen for a day agreement

Definition of queen for a day letter

US law
: a letter setting forth the terms under which an informant will provide information to a federal prosecutor in exchange for limited immunity : proffer letter In the book, Jones admits federal prosecutors offered her a "queen for a day" letter—a written agreement that would have allowed federal agents to question Jones without the risk of being prosecuted.— Lynn Jacobsen

First Known Use of queen for a day letter

1998, in the meaning defined above

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