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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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Muslims cannot do anything without a jurisprudent ruling either by obligation, prohibition, legalisation, recommendation or abhorrence.
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.
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Addressing a seminar organized by Sheikh Zayed Islamic Center, Karachi University in collaboration with Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation he said the Council, under chairmanship of different Islamic jurisprudent had over the years consented relevance and need for living as well as cadaver organ donation in the country.
Considering the abovementioned descriptions, whereas processing the terrorist issues is a undeniable necessity, some of the men of law, judges and even new jurisprudents have made these issues to be hearable as documented to some jurisprudent titles such as fighting and corruption in earth.
And the troubled relationship between religion and politics since the first days of Islam rendered the establishment of an institution representing true religion a political necessity more than a jurisprudent one.
Hassan Rouhani, born on November 12, 1948, is an Iranian politician and Shiite Jurisprudent.
Addressing Wilayat Al Faqih, or rule by the jurisprudent, the theory upon which the Islamic Republic was constructed, he asserts that the system upholds both individual and communal rights, and provides scope for citizens to express their interests.
CONTENTS I Introduction II Jurisdiction III A Meeting of Jurisdictions and of Laws IV Conduct of the Meeting Place V The Quality of Meeting VI The Meeting Places of the Jurisprudent VII Concluding Comments
Current Supreme Leader Khamenei "had impeccable revolutionary and political credentials" but lacked sufficient credentials as a cleric and learned jurisprudent.