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Sunday, 3 February 2013

said in passing

(latin, by the way.) 
words of an opinion entirely unnecessary for the decision of the casea remark made or opinion expressed by a judge in a decision upon a cause"by the way", that is, incidentally or collaterally, and not directly upon the question before the court or upon a point not necessarily involved in the determination of the cause, or introduced by way of illustration, or analogy or argument. such are not binding as precedent.

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