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Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈʊ͡əɹɪsts] (IPA)

Jurists are legal experts who specialize in the interpretation, application, and enforcement of laws. There are many synonyms for the word "jurist", each of which may have slight variations in meaning based on context. Some synonyms include legal scholar, jurist expert, legal expert, legal professional, law professional, legal practitioner, and legal authority. These terms may be used in legal circles to refer to a wide range of individuals, including judges, lawyers, law professors, legal analysts, and legal scholars. Whether used in academic or professional settings, these synonyms all capture the idea of someone who possesses a deep understanding of legal principles and their application in practice.

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Usage examples for Jurists

Paragraph after paragraph he read: the horror-striking testimony of Nider's Ant-Hill, the testimony of people who died shrieking at the stake; the recitals of grave-tenders, of jurists and hang-men.
"Doom of the House of Duryea"
Earl Peirce
Of course this would be denied by the jurists: but, somehow, the great guns contrive not to attend.
"Bardell v. Pickwick"
Percy Fitzgerald
"That's the very point I'm coming to, ma'am; for I've consulted all the jurists upon the subject, and they never can agree.
"The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete"
Charles James Lever (1806-1872)

Famous quotes with Jurists

  • My sense is that jurists from other nations around the world understand that our court occupies a very special place in the American system, and that the court is rather well regarded in comparison, perhaps, to their own.
    Sandra Day O'Connor
  • The laws of nature, as analyzed mathematically and descriptively by Ptolemy and Galen, bore an interesting, and perhaps not entirely accidental similarity to the law of nations and of nature, as discerned by a long succession of Roman jurists. ...The concept of an objective law applicable to human affairs, yet operating in accord with Nature and Reason and apart both from divine revelation and from human whim or passion, was peculiar to Rome and societies descended from Rome.
    William H. McNeill
  • Prominent American jurists have long advocated the granting of compulsory jurisdiction over justiciable questions to an international court.
    Kirby Page
  • The error arises from the learned jurists deceiving themselves and others, by asserting that government is not what it really is, , but, as shown by science, is the representation of the citizens in their collective capacity.
    Leo Tolstoy
  • It was ready-made for them to call an emergency and pretend it was war-time, you know, the war on terrorism is a metaphor, and terrorism is an abstract noun. It's like a "war on dandruff." There's no such thing, you know. It isn't war, it's just a slogan. But using the slogan they got through the U.S.A. Patriot Act, which removes many of our liberties. Nobody made a sound when we lost Habeas Corpus—due process of law—and suddenly Bush managed to get rid of it. Where was a voice on television, aside from mine, that spoke out against this? Where were all those noble jurists, those great lawyers, those lovers of liberty, where the hell were they? They were nowhere!
    Gore Vidal

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