Associations to the word «Jurisprudence»

Wiktionary

JURISPRUDENCE, noun. (legal) The philosophy, science, and study of law and decisions based on the interpretation thereof

Dictionary definition

JURISPRUDENCE, noun. The branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do.
JURISPRUDENCE, noun. The collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order".

Wise words

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