Legal Question in Business Law in California

Is there a legal term for all the parts in a court opinion that the judge decided or said something of interest. I don't mean just ratio decidendi because we all know obiter can be useful or relevant as well. To be more exact - lets say you read an opinion and summarize it into bullets. Is there a name for these bullets? Arguments? Statements?


Asked on 10/12/13, 5:28 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Joel Selik

When the Court ot the research company lists out the points they are called headnotes.

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Answered on 10/12/13, 11:32 am

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