jurisprudence

  1. the branch of philosophy concerned with the law
  2. the collection of rules imposed by authority

Jurisprudence

Jurisprudence is the study and theory of law. Scholars in jurisprudence, also known as legal theorists (including legal philosophers and social theorists of law), hope to obtain a deeper understanding of the nature of law, of legal reasoning, legal systems and of legal institutions. Modern jurisprudence began in the 18th century and was focused on...
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Jurisprudence

• (a.) The science of juridical law; the knowledge of the laws, customs, and rights of men in a state or community, necessary for the due administration of justice.
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jurisprudence

(from the article `law, philosophy of`) the formulation of concepts and theories to aid in understanding the nature of law, the sources of its authority, and its role in society. In ... In his famous program of 1911–12, Pound formulated a series of rather practical objectives for the movement, including making studies of the law in...
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jurisprudence

(jldbomacr″is-proo´dәns) the science of the law. medical jurisprudence the science of the law as applied to the practice of medicine; see also forensic medicine.
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jurisprudence

law 2 legal philosophy noun the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
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Jurisprudence

Ju`ris·pru'dence noun [ Latin jurisprudentia ; jus , juris , right, law + prudentia a foreseeing, knowledge of a matter, prudence: confer French jurisprudence . See Just , adjective , and Prudence .] The science of juridical l...
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Jurisprudence

A consistent pattern of court action in the application of law to practical situations. It is, in effect, the reasoning a court uses in applying the law to a situation and arriving at a decision.
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jurisprudence

jurisprudence (joor"isprOOd'uns) , study of the nature and the origin and development of law. It is variously regarded as a branch of ethics or of sociology. Many of the major systematic philosophers (e.g., Aristotle, St. Thomas Aquinas, and Kant) have expounded jurisprudential theories. Bef...
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Jurisprudence

Jurisprudence is the science of law.
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jurisprudence

n. the entire subject of law, the study of law and legal questions.
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jurisprudence

Study of law and legal system. See also caselaw.
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jurisprudence

the branch of philosophy concerned with the law
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jurisprudence

the collection of rules imposed by authority
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jurisprudence

The philosophy and analysis of law.
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jurisprudence

The science of juridical law; the knowledge of the laws, customs, and rights of men in a state or community, necessary for the due administration of justice. 'The talents of Abelard were not confined to theology, jurisprudence, philosophy.' (J. Warton) Medical jurisprudence, that branch of juridical law which concerns questions of medicine. ... Ori...
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jurisprudence

The science of law in the abstract - that is, not the study of any particular laws or legal system, but of the principles upon which legal systems are founded. ...
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jurisprudence

The science of law in the abstract – that is, not the study of any particular laws or legal system, but of the principles upon which legal systems are founded
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Jurisprudence

The science,study knowledge or philosophy of law describing the legal structure and various legal questions.
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Jurisprudence

The study and philosophy of law and the legal system.
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Jurisprudence

The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
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Jurisprudence

The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
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jurisprudence

Type: Term Pronunciation: jūr′is-prū′dens Definitions: 1. The science of law, its principles and concepts.
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jurisprudence

[n] - the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
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