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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

jurist

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

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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.