following the letter

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I "Marcus & Miilichap has a fully staffed and licensed office in Kentucky that complies with the letter and spirit of the law.
Any actions we took in this or any other matter would be consistent with our interpretation of the law but also, we believe, with the letter and spirit of the law.
They demonstrate a contempt for the letter and spirit of the law unacceptable for anyone in a position of public trust.