su·pra /'sü-prə/ adj [Latin]: earlier in this writing: above
in the discussion supra
— used in books, articles, and cases to refer the reader to previous pages, sections, or footnotes of the text or previous citations of other works
see cases cited supra note 16 compare idem, infra

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

(Latin) Above; used in a document to refer to something mentioned earlier in the document;
see also infra

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

(soo-prah) Latin for "above." In legal briefs and decisions, it is used to refer the reader to an earlier cited authority.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Latin "Above"; superior to.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

(Latin: Above; beyond.)
A term used in legal research to indicate that the matter under current consideration has appeared in the preceding pages of the text in which the reference is made.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

[Latin, Above; beyond.] A term used in legal research to indicate that the matter under current consideration has appeared in the preceding pages of the text in which the reference is made.
II Before; above.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   Latin for "above," in legal briefs and decisions it refers to the citation of a court decision which has been previously mentioned. Thus a case when first cited will be referred to as Guinn v. United States, (1915) 238 U.S. 347, meaning it can be found in volume 238 of the U.S. Reports (of the Supreme Court) at page 347 and was decided in 1915. The next time the case is cited as Guinn v. United States, supra.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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