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ipsi dixit


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[Latin: he, himself, said [it]]

Describing an instance in which a judge states a legal principle without referring to any precedent or authority for that principle. In such circumstances jurists might comment that the judge made the statement ipsi dixit (i.e. he, himself, offered the proposition).

Subjects: Law.


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