dictum

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A judicial opinion expressed by judges on points that do not necessarily arise in the case, and are not involved in it
An authoritative statement; a dogmatic saying; a maxim, an apothegm

a dictum which he had heard an economics professor once propound.

The report of a judgment made by one of the judges who has given it
An arbitrament or award
a positive utterance
Latin A saying, observation, remark Plural, dicta 1 A voluntary statement; a comment 2 An opinion expressed by a judge on a point not necessarily arising in a case State v Clarke, 3 Nev 572 (1867), Beatty, C J
an authoritative declaration
an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding
A dictum is a formal statement made by someone who has authority. Disraeli's dictum that the first priority of the government must be the health of the people
A dictum is a saying that describes an aspect of life in an interesting or wise way. the dictum that it is preferable to be roughly right than precisely wrong = saying
A cited case that is relative but not necessary to the case determination
{i} formal statement, pronouncement; saying, maxim
An authoritative statement; a dogmatic saying; an apothegm
\DIK-tuhm\, noun: 1 An authoritative statement; a formal pronouncement 2 (Law) A judicial opinion expressed by judges on points that do not necessarily arise in the case, and are not involved in it
obiter dictum
a statement or remark in a court’s judgment that is not essential to the disposition of the case
dicta
a plural of dictum
dicta
irregular plural of dictum
obiter dictum
part of a legal ruling that is not directly decided as the issue that was brought before a court
obiter dictum
(Latin) An incidental remark, an opinion expressed by a judge, but not judiciously An obiter dictum has no authority beyond that of deference to the wisdom, experience, and honesty of the person who utters it; but a judicial sentence is the verdict of a judge bound under oath to pronounce judgment only according to law and evidence
obiter dictum
an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding
obiter dictum
an incidental saying
obiter dictum
an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding an incidental remark
obiter dictum
an incidental remark
dictum
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