civilist


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civilist

(ˈsɪvəlɪst)
n
a civilian

civilist

Obsolete, a person who studies politics.
See also: Politics
a person who studies civil law.
See also: Law
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We headed back to town and the lads at Civilist (nice one, Foley) were kind enough to put on a spread and we celebrated with the locals into the night.
Responding to the argument that no purpose is served by excluding a nominee like Justice Nadon, with civil law training and ten years of past practice, they observed, "The question is not whether civilist members of the federal courts would make excellent judges of the Supreme Court of Canada, but whether they are eligible for appointment under s.
Indeed, even judges from Quebec with extensive experience of civil codes have avoided civilist approaches to the Canadian Criminal Code, treating it conceptually as legislation from a common law system.