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landmark decision

A legal decision that sets a precedent for how similar cases are to be resolved in the future. Review that landmark decision—it should help us to build our case.
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New Delhi [India], Jan 9 ( ANI ): The Supreme Court on Tuesday, in a landmark decision, overturned its earlier order and pronounced that the National Anthem is not mandatory in the cinema halls anymore.
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Secretary Monizs landmark decision to participate in the Clean Line project is a decisive step forward for a project that will put thousands of Americans to work, continue our transition beyond dirty fuels, modernize local economies, and save families millions of dollars on utility bills.
The IHI member organizations and activists highly appreciated the landmark decision of the ECP.
The Board of Directors of First Gulf Bank,which met here in the capital took this landmark decision.
The conviction was a landmark decision in Philippine jurisprudence.
ARMCHAIR politicians will be able to watch Birmingham City Council meetings from the comfort of their own laptops within weeks following a landmark decision by city chiefs.
In that landmark decision, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the fundamental right of law-abiding Americans to keep and bear arms, while outlawing the power of state and local governments to ban firearms.
A LANDMARK decision to stop any more bars opening on two busy suburban south Liverpool streets was approved last night.
South Korea has allowed local researchers to resume studies on cloned human stem cells in a landmark decision last week, the Korea Times reports.
Malaysia's Court of Appeal has ruled a popular Islamic financing contract as valid, in a landmark decision that removes a major barrier to the growth of Islamic banking transactions, Dow Jones has reported citing The Edge.
In a landmark decision, Lord Chief Justice Lord Judge, Master of the Rolls Sir Anthony Clarke and Lord Justice Wilson overturned a County Court judge who found the men had no claim against North Bristol NHS Trust.
The Blue Diamond Society, an organisation working for the rights of LGBTs, hailed this as a landmark decision for sexual and gender minorities in Nepal.
THE government must make a landmark decision for Merseyside if Everton and Tesco's plan is approved next week.
He's unique among the judges because not only did he enforce the law as a Superior Court judge, interpret the law as a Supreme Court justice, but in a landmark decision, changed the law for rape victims," Shapiro said.