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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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.