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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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Look at this great mujtahid, how he did not make do with what he possessed of knowledge of the Book and the Sunnah, and the opinions of the Companions and Followers, and others of the jurisconsults of all the lands.
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:
27) (1769) Dick 419, 422; 21 ER 332, 333 (Lord Camden LC); Hargrave, Jurisconsult, above n 10, 104.
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.
The Dutch humanist and jurisconsult Hugo Grotius (1583-1645), now best known for his contributions toward the development of modern international law, spent a significant part of his early career dealing with the affairs of the East Indies, either in the employ of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), or as a negotiator on behalf of the Dutch Republic.
Testa, a jurisconsult for whom Cicero wrote a letter of recommendation to Caesar (Fam.
It makes use of unpublished material, and takes its place alongside the seminal contributions of Gaston Grua, presenting us with the first fully developed treatment in English of Leibniz the moralist, jurisconsult, and political theorist.
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.
origin to the Roman jurisconsult, who advised the praetor and the judge.
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.