Meaning obiter dictum
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obiter dictum


A judge's statement made during a judgment, but not part of the reason for the decision.
Source: fedcourt.gov.au

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"statement in passing," a judge's expression of opinion not regarded as binding or decisive, Latin, literally "something said incidentally;" see obiter + dictum.
Source: etymonline.com

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See: dictum
Source: nolo.com

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pl: obiter dic·ta [-tə] [Late Latin, literally, something said in passing] : an incidental and collateral remark that is uttered or written by a judge but is not binding : dictum
Source: dictionary.findlaw.com

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Obiter dictum (plural obiter dicta) is an opinion or a remark made by a judge which does not form a necessary part of the court's decision. The word obiter dicta is a Latin word which means “th [..]
Source: definitions.uslegal.com

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obiter dictum


Something said in passing parenthetical remark
Source: latin-dictionary.org

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("a saying by the way"), referring to a finding of law in a decision where that finding was based on issues not properly before the court. It is an opinion expressed by a court upon a question of law which is not necessary to the decision of the case before it. The opposite of "obiter dictum" is "ratio decidendi" (see [..]
Source: mindserpent.com

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Opinion given incidentally. In other words, the opinion or comment is not the reason for the decision in the case.
Source: scotland-judiciary.org.uk

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Latin: an observation by a judge on a matter not specifically before the court or not necessary in determining the issue before the court; a side opinion which does not form part of the judgment for t [..]
Source: lawsociety.com.au

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Latin, ‘said by the way’. Obiter dictum
Source: lawgovpol.com

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