In preparing for conference seminars that I will be giving early next year for the Land Surveyors Association of Washington (“LSAW”), I found a quote in a Washington Supreme Court decision that is perfectly apt for any type of boundary dispute case.
In Hudson House, Inc. v. Rozman, 82 Wn.2d 178, 179 509 P.2d 992 (1973) the Court states: “It is an old saying that ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’ and the same is true of a map.”
So, I have to scratch my head a little when after reading this that I find the electronic service that I use to retrieve cases which is offered to all bar members – albeit for free – at the end of the opinion candidly indicates:
Now, I haven’t gone to the library – yet – to see if this image appears in the case reporters, but if it doesn’t then I think that it should going forward. What do you think?