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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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Law, for Leoni, as made by the jurisconsults and the common-law judges, is a spontaneous-order process focused on how the law emerges from the resolution of discrete disputes between private individuals and an ongoing conversation among different judges to determine what the law should be.
Perhaps one of the reasons for the wide appeal of the Kitab al-Kasb (20) (and also perhaps of his other works) is the fact that the author was no ivory-tower, armchair jurisconsult, but one who was concerned about grounding his legal conclusions not only in textual evidence (nusus) but also in the everyday realities of political, social and commercial life.
Salutati conservatively assumes the active and positive intervention of trained jurisconsults in framing and interpreting laws.
These words resounded well in the ears of Ibn Qayyim, a great jurisconsult and scholar of the following century, who commended al-Qarafi by saying:
The most skilful jurisconsult, when asked to exhibit any particular rule of law, can do so only after first laboriously examining all the legal strata in which any traces of it are to be found, and then piecing together from the fragments thus collected what after all he can only present as a probable reconstruction of the required entity.
In the 13th century Taqi Al-Din Ahmad Ibn Taymiyyah, a leading Hanbali theologian and jurisconsult, wove a whole doctrine around the term to justify the killing of Muslims while combating Mongol invaders.
I do not pretend here to discuss here as a jurisconsult the nature of servitude and the quality of dominion that one man exerts over another by purchase, by birth, and by right of war, but only to justify our colonists from the injurious reproach that many people, more pious than knowledgeable, have made of how they treat Christians as slaves.
On the domestic scene, Nateq-Nuri is seen as a conservative: he has announced that members of his future Cabinet must show absolute loyalty to the country's religious ruling system, known as the Custodianship of the Supreme Jurisconsult.
As interpreted by the Roman jurisconsult, and later by the medieval Schoolmen and Canonists - Thomas Aquinas especially - the legacy of the classical jus naturale endured with little challenge until the 17th century.
The introduction of constitution also states: "Under the Guardianship of jurisconsult and sustained leadership, constitution predisposes the realization of the qualified velayat-e-faqih, who is recognized as a leader by people, to ensure the lack of deviation of different organizations in their principle functions".
Ibn Al Qayyim was the most devoted disciple and exegete of the Hanbali theologian and jurisconsult Ibn Taymiyyah.
Know that a transaction (al-mu'amala) sometimes comes in a form with respect to which the jurisconsult (mufti) rules the transaction to be valid and contracted, but the transaction, evertheless, implicates some [manner of] oppression (zulm) (71) by which the transactor is exposed to the wrath of Allah Most High.
Generally, the Daawa Party, unlike the Sadrists or the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, has not embraced Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's doctrine of wilayat al-faquih, or guardianship of the jurisconsult.
Perhaps one of the reasons for the wide appeal of the Kitab al-Kasb (6) (and also perhaps of his other works) is the fact that the author was no ivory-tower, armchair jurisconsult, but one who was concerned about grounding his legal conclusions not only in textual evidence (nusus) but also in the everyday realities of political, social and commercial life.
On this occasion, it heard in particular the Jurisconsult of the Assembly and the Lobbyists Commissioner.