legal memory

noun

: the period of time usually set by statute for a custom existing for that amount of time to acquire the force of law or for conduct continued for that time to be the basis for a right or title

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“Legal memory.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/legal%20memory. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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