Jurist

Definition of Jurist

Ju`rist
n.1.One who professes the science of law; one versed in the law, especially in the civil law, such as a judge, lawyer, or legal scholar; a writer on civil and international law.
It has ever been the method of public jurists to draw a great part of the analogies on which they form the law of nations from the principles of law which prevail in civil community.
- Burke.

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Bentham, Charles Evans Hughes, Earl Warren, expert, Frederick Moore Vinson, Harlan Fiske Stone, Holmes, Hughes, Jay, Jeremy Bentham, John Jay, John Marshall, jurisprudence, law, legal expert, Marshall, mufti, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., Rehnquist, Stone, Vinson, Warren, William Hubbs Rehnquist, William Rehnquist
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