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obiter dictum
(Latin)


The Court’s discussion of them is obiter dictum and has no precedential value.
  an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding
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Associated words [difficulty]:   obiter dictum , certiorari [8] , precedent [2] , case law [7]
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