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One learned in the law; a jurist.

[Obsolete French, back-formation from French jurisprudence, jurisprudence, from Late Latin iūrisprūdentia; see jurisprudence.]


(Law) skilled in jurisprudence or versed in the principles of law
(Law) a jurisprudent person


(ˌdʒʊər ɪsˈprud nt)

1. versed in jurisprudence.
2. an expert in jurisprudence.
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A public official who decides cases brought before a court of law in order to administer justice:
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But Hezbollah, Badr, Asa'ib Ahl al Haq, Harakat Hezbollah al Nujaba', Liwa Abu al Fadl al Abbas, Kata'ib Hezbollah and so forth all share an underlying ideological orientation; they are committed Shiite Islamists who ultimately want to overthrow what they consider an unjust and illegitimate colonial order in the Middle East to usher in the reign of the saints, or more precisely the reign of the qualified Shiite jurisprudent who will act as the regent of the Imam on earth during his occultation.
Moreover, the Sharia prohibited execution of a mentally challenged prisoner, the petition said, adding that the view was endorsed by Islamic jurisprudent Allama Ibne Abideen in his celebrated work Radd al-Muhtar ala al-Dur al-Mukhtar.
The review petition also stated that the Sharia prohibited execution of a mentally challenged prisoner and that the view was endorsed by Islamic jurisprudent Allama Ibne Abideen in his celebrated work Radd al-Muhtar ala al-Dur al-Mukhtar.
This American jurisprudent principle is lost on those who, time after time, have witnessed evidence suppressed before trial because of police or prosecutor mistakes or misconduct.
His election in June 2005 amounted to an IRGC coup, approved by the Shi'ite theocracy's Supreme Faqih (leading Safawi jurisprudent), Ayatullah Ali Khamenei (see news12OilHizb21Mar16 & ood3Opec21Mar16).
Muslims cannot do anything without a jurisprudent ruling either by obligation, prohibition, legalisation, recommendation or abhorrence.
The more important face is a theocracy based on a Ja'fari (Twelver) Shi'ite concept of Wilayat ul-Faqih (WuF - rule of the jurisprudent) whose Supreme Leader is chosen by theologians in the Assembly of Experts (AoE).
This would mark a further significant move away from Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's concept of the clerical jurisprudent.
It is widely rumoured that Khamenei (born July 17, 1939) is awaiting the death of ailing Sistani, who is far more senior as jurisprudent, so that he will be succeeded by Iraqi-born Ayatullah Mahmoud Shahroudi, a Safawi who has served as Iran's previous chief justice and patron of the IRGC/QF-guided Badr Organisation - to main PMF militia gang led by ex-interior minister Hadi al-Ameri, another puppet of Suleimani who is also governor of Iraq's north-eastern province of Diyala bordering Iran.
jurisprudent explains that their theory of law must "consist of
In Ja'farism, the ruler can only be an activist faqih (jurisprudent or supreme leader), under the wilayat ul-faqih (theocracy) system, to be elected by an assembly of high-ranking theologians (ayatullahs) - called the Assembly of [constitutional] Experts (AoE) whose members are elected directly by the people.
Quietism is opposed to the concept of wilayat ul-faqih (WuF) which in Arabic means the rule of the chosen supreme guide (or jurisprudent) over the faithful - i.e., a theocracy.