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Synonyms for jurist

a public official who decides cases brought before a court of law in order to administer justice

Synonyms for jurist

a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations

a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice

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This gift is made through the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation and The Eileen Fund, which honors the memory of David and Alice Jurists daughter, Eileen.
But again, as jurists, we all know that the textual provisions on the rule of law do not automatically translate into adherence or obedience.
The early conception of ijtihad, which can be seen in the work of al-Shafi'i and al-Shaybani, referred to both jurist types deriving new rules and verifying existing ones against the sources of law.
There are quotations in this book from Ibn Surayj, a Baghdadi Shafi`i jurist who died in 918.
He focuses on crucial stages in the development of the law, from a mysterious normative order that was a part of religious belief, to an abstract form of normative reasoning that is recognizable to the modern jurist of any tradition.
Ten years ago, the judiciary instituted the Federal Law Clerk Hiring Plan, (1) an employment system meant to regularize hiring in which most circuit and district court jurists voluntarily participated.
Islamic legal thought; a compendium of Muslim jurists.
In a separate decree, Ayatollah Khamenei appointed Hojjatoleslam Mehdi Shabzendedar as the new jurist of the body, replacing recently deceased member of the council Ayatollah Gholamreza Rezvani.
Meanwhile, another vice president and British jurist, Lord Baron Navnit Dholakia whose name was mentioned as a vice president in the ICJ website, told the Daily Mirror that he had no connection to the said letter and in fact he had disassociated himself from the Council sometime ago.
Summary: Canadian jurist Norman Farrell will likely replace Special Tribunal for Lebanon Prosecutor Daniel Bellemare, Al-Arabiya TV said Sunday.
Such an opportunity is used by Albanians, who live close to the Macedonian bor ders and who declare that they have Macedonian origins," says jurist Numan Limani.
Burhan Kuzu and Ahmet Iyimaya are among the senior jurists of AK Party whereas Suheyl Batum is the senior jurist of CHP.
Summary: SHARJAH -- In the first move of its kind in the UAE, the Jurist Association is to publish the country's laws in Braille script.
Summary: Mexico - Prominent Moroccan jurist, Nadia Bernoussi, was elected vice--president of the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL), on Wednesday in Mexico, a delegation of Moroccan jurists said.
What we see is a military government, not the rule of the Shiite jurist.