bench ruling

noun

Legal Definition of bench ruling

: an oral ruling on a case given by the judge while still on the bench

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“Bench ruling.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/bench%20ruling. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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