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Point

point n

1 : a particular detail, proposition, or issue of law
;specif
: point of error
2 : any of various incremental units used in measuring, fixing, or calculating something: as
a : a unit used in calculating a sentence by various factors (as aggravating or mitigating circumstances)
b : a unit used in the pricing of securities and valuation of markets
c : a charge to a borrower (as a mortgagor) that is equal to one percent of the principal and that is made at closing

in point

or
on point

: relevant to the legal issues at hand



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.