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1) a brief writing, note, summary or outline. 2) a “memorandum of decision,” or “memorandum opinion,” is a brief statement by a judge announcing his/her ruling without detail or giving extensive reasons, which may or may not be followed by a more comprehensive written decision. such memoranda (plural) are issued by appeals courts in language such as: “the petition of appellant is denied for the reasons stated in albini younger,” or “the decision below is affirmed.”

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