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A person learned in law; a jurist.

[Latin iūriscōnsultus : iūris, genitive of iūs, law; see yewes- in Indo-European roots + cōnsultus, skilled, past participle of cōnsulere, to take counsel.]


1. (Law) a person qualified to advise on legal matters
2. (Law) a master of jurisprudence
[C17: from Latin jūris consultus; see jus, consult]


(ˌdʒʊər ɪs kənˈsʌlt, -ˈkɒn sʌlt)

1. a person authorized to give legal advice.
2. a master of the civil law. Abbr.: J.C.
[1595–1605; < Latin jūris consultus one skilled in the law]
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The customs of the provostship and the viscomty had not yet been worked over by President Thibaut Baillet, and by Roger Barmne, the king's advocate; they had not been obstructed, at that time, by that lofty hedge of quibbles and procedures, which the two jurisconsults planted there at the beginning of the sixteenth century.
The parliamentarians began the examination of the 23 recommendations contained in this report by hearing the Ethics Commissioner and the jurisconsult of the National Assembly.
Indeed, Leoni uses the Roman law made by the jurisconsults and English common law essentially interchangeably as an analytical matter, so that the structure he uses in describing Roman law developed by the jurisconsult is essentially the same one that Hayek later identifies as distinctive in the common-law process under the English common law.
He was jurisconsult at the Sofia Municipality and in 2010 he headed the Privatization and Post-Privatization Control Agency.
Imam al-Nawawi wrote a long introduction (8) to al-Majmu, a wonderful summary of what every teacher and student needs to know as well as every jurisconsult (mufti (9)) and questioner (mustafti (10)).
1258/1842) was a distinguished Hanafi jurisconsult from Damascus, whose best known work is his commentary on al-Durr al-mukhtar of al-Haskafi (d.
He is the mujtahid (2) Imam, the great jurisconsult of 'Iraq, Abu 'Abdullah Muhammad b.
Next, clerical supporters largely left his side in the wake of a presidential power grab in which Ahmadinejad characterized Iran's theocratic system of governance, Wilayat al-Faqih, or Guardianship of the Jurisconsult, as ineffective and needing evisceration.
Deputy Motahari and the other two rejected deputies told ILNA they had received notice that they were disqualified based on paragraphs one and two of Clause 28 of the election law, which requires candidates to show "trust and practical commitment to Islam and the Islamic Republic of Iran" and "loyalty to the Constitution and the principle of guardianship of the jurisconsult.
Tatal sau Bernardo, jurisconsult, facea parte din patura asa-numita a poporului bine hranit "popolani grassi".
According to Khomeini's interpretation, the legitimacy of the Wali al-Faqih (Supreme Jurisconsult, frequently termed the Supreme Leader) stems not from the nation or the people, but from his selection and appointment by the Mahdi and the previous Imam to direct Shiite affairs.