letter rogatory
letter rogatory see letter 1

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • rogatory letter — n. A letter sent from a judge to another judge in another state or country, asking that he or she question a witness who lives there. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

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  • letters rogatory — See letter rogatory …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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