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jurisconsult

a person qualified to advise on legal matters. In Roman law, the opinions of the jurisconsults were treated as a source of law.

JURISCONSULT. One well versed in jurisprudence; a jurist: one whose profession it is to give counsel on questions of law.

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It will also be apparent that this separation was at all times relative because the autonomy of the Roman jurisconsults, the English barristers and continental scholars to develop the law, represented a concession by the state.
Law, for Leoni, as made by the jurisconsults and the common-law judges, is a spontaneous-order process focused on how the law emerges from the resolution of discrete disputes between private individuals and an ongoing conversation among different judges to determine what the law should be.
As a rule, this rule has been consistently emphasized from Jurisconsults.
The above citations point to the imperative of having qualified, community-rooted muftis who can, on the one hand, conduct regular courses for ordinary business people on the science of transactions in Islam ('ilm al-mu'amala), while, on the other hand, serve as mu'amala jurisconsults for them.
He is the mujtahid (2) Imam, the great jurisconsult of 'Iraq, Abu 'Abdullah Muhammad b.
Salutati conservatively assumes the active and positive intervention of trained jurisconsults in framing and interpreting laws.
States propose candidates "from among persons of high moral character, who possess the qualifications required in their respective countries for appointment to the highest judicial offices, or are jurisconsults of recognized competence in international law.
Both were formally conceived by Muslim jurisconsults and theologians from the 8th to the 9th centuries onward, based on their interpretation of Qur'anic verses (7) (e.
The eighth thing we add, then, is that to exchange, also called Cambium in Latin, is to change one thing for another, which the jurisconsults commonly call barter.
47) "The stoic philosophy, sowing for the first time in mankind's history the seeds of equality between men and between nations, influenced the greatest of the Roman jurisconsults .
For what determines the meaning of law and ethics is not what is posited, nor even how it is posited, by its jurisconsults, Rabbinic or philosophical, but how it is configured within the modern separation of state and civil society.
t]he oppressed people have always drunk their fill from the pure fountain of the gnosis of illustrious jurisconsults.