Memorandum Decision

Memorandum Decision

A court's decision that gives the ruling (what it decides and orders done), but no opinion (reasons for the decision).

A memorandum decision is not subject to appeal by the dissatisfied party.

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2d at 507; Memorandum Decision, supra note 110, at *5; Appellant's Brief, supra note 115, at 3.
The Court of Appeals decision in Intel -- an unpublished memorandum decision -- was announced shortly after Conoco filed its petition for certiorari and before the time the Supreme Court was to rule on the petition.
Court of for publication, a Appeals opinions are not-for-publication published if the case memorandum decision shall establishes, affects or not be regarded as criticizes a rule of law precedent and shall not or discusses "a legal or be cited to any court.
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