landmark case

Definition of "landmark case"
  1. A legal proceeding that establishes a groundbreaking precedent in a specific area
How to use "landmark case" in a sentence
  1. The attorney studied the landmark case to understand the new legal parameters in that field.
  2. The law students discussed the implications of the recent landmark case for future cases in the same area.
  3. In order to make his argument, the lawyer cited a precedent set by a landmark case.

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