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reason for decision
ratio decidendi
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things said 'by the way'
obiter dicta
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where there is no previous judicial decision on a point of law
original precedent
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a precedent which may be followed should judges so choose
persuasive precedent
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a precedent which must be followed
binding precedent
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refers to the way in which the law is made and amendeed through the decisions on judges
judicial precedent
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