Obiter Dicta Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Obiter Dicta, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Obiter Dicta?

Words of opinion or remarks expressed by the judge when making a decision in a case which are of a minor importance to the case and are not compulsory to be expressed but can be made as explanation,criticism or ideas.