Obiter dictum

Obiter dictum,

Definition of Obiter dictum:

  1. A judges incidental expression of opinion, not essential to the decision and not establishing precedent.

  2. Statement by a judge based on certain facts, but not material to or forming a part of the judgment on a case. Latin for, said in passing.

Synonyms of Obiter dictum

Whispered remark, Confidential remark, Stage whisper

How to use Obiter dictum in a sentence?

  1. This Court will be very busy if we grant special leave in respect of judges obiter dicta.

Meaning of Obiter dictum & Obiter dictum Definition