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Definition of Jurist

Jurist

  1. One who professes the science of law; one versed in the law, especially in the civil law; a writer on civil and international law.

Jurist Quotations

The legal principle placing the burden of proof on accusers rather than the accused can be traced back to Second and Third Century Roman jurist, Julius Paulus Prudentissimus. Yet, this ancient concept, which forms the legal and moral cornerstone of the American judicial system, is quickly being undermined in the name of 'national security.'
Bob Barr

But what sin is to the moralist and crime to the jurist so to the scientific man is ignorance.
Frederick Soddy

The first scholarly edition of Magna Carta was published by the eminent jurist William Blackstone. It was not an easy task. There was no good text available.
Noam Chomsky

The inquiries of the jurist are in truth prosecuted much as inquiry in physic and physiology was prosecuted before observation had taken the place of assumption.
Henry James Sumner Maine

There is much to be said for having an experienced international jurist who is entirely unconnected with the allied invaders, on the tribunal.
Saddam Hussein
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Jurist Translations

jurist in Afrikaans is prokureur
jurist in Dutch is jurist
jurist in French is juriste
jurist in German is Rechtsgelehrte
jurist in Italian is giurista
jurist in Spanish is jurista