letter ruling

noun

Legal Definition of letter ruling

: a ruling (as of a court or administrative agency) that is made in a letter (as an opinion or determination letter) also : determination letter at letter 1

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“Letter ruling.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/letter%20ruling. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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