judicial landmark

judicial landmark

A tool available in some states for marking court-established boundary line corners after a lawsuit between contiguous property owners. The applicable statute will usually specify a certain size monument, such as a concrete block at least 12 inches per side; a depth at which it should be buried; and a requirement for an engraved notation that indicates that it is a judicial landmark,the date set,and the name of the surveyor setting the landmark.

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The approaching 50th anniversary of the judicial landmark prompted Stages Theatre Company producing director Steve Barberio to pose a crucial question: What was it like for the children caught up in the case's racial storm?
But Cardozo's opinion has proved to be among the most seminal judicial landmarks, laying the groundwork for the recognition, interpretation, and enforcement of basic human rights in America.