Jurist

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Jurist

A judge or legal scholar; an individual who is versed or skilled in law.

The term jurist is ordinarily applied to individuals who have gained respect and recognition by their writings on legal topics.

jurist

n. although it means any attorney or legal scholar, jurist popularly refers to a judge.

JURIST. One well versed in the science of the law. The term is usually applied to students and practitioners of law.