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(Law) a reported decision which has come to be regarded as settling the law of the question involved.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He also felicitated the nation and the armed forces over the landmark decision in the case.
They termed it a landmark decision of PTI Government that would help provide quality education to students of Sikh Community at their doorsteps besides saving their time and money while going to schools located in other areas.
WASHINGTON -- An official US report calls the Pakistan Supreme Court's order to release Aasia Bibi a 'landmark decision' and notes that Prime Minister Imran Khan and other Pakistani political leaders are also recognising the growing phenomena of false blasphemy accusations.
Summary: Kabul [Afghanistan], Apr 8 (ANI): In a landmark decision, Afghanistan on Sunday (local time) announced that it will send an official delegation to Qatar later this month for peace talks with the Taliban.
Allwright was a landmark decision of the US Supreme Court with regard to voting rights and racial desegregation.
Furthermore, FBR has also complied with the directives of the Honorable Supreme Court of Pakistan in its landmark decision in Constitutional Petition No.
Furthermore, FBR has also complied with the directives of the Supreme Court of Pakistan in its landmark decision in Constitutional Petition No 56 of 2003 to translate federal as well as provincial laws into Urdu in compliance of Article 251 of the Constitution of Pakistan.
'He (Sotto) must be as frustrated as I am as well as most of our like-minded colleagues that pork has not left the annual budget even after the SC ruling outlawing the same in a landmark decision,' Lacson said in a text message.
Asia Bibi's conviction was overturned by Pakistan's highest court on October 31 in a landmark decision, but she had remained in prison as the government negotiated with protesters from religious groups - led by the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) - who blockaded major cities and demanded her immediate execution.
A statement from CNIL said that the landmark decision was the first to be taken in the realm of privacy protection for data and clarity of explanations to users who must agree to Google data policies.
In a landmark decision, Oman Sail recently revealed the name of the young sailor who will go forward to represent the sultanate at the Youth Olympic Games in October.