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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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But, it is equally true, that, on the face of it, it was designed to preserve the underlying system and authority of the Jurisconsults and Praetors.
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.
12) Also sharing this opinion is Olivier Beaud, see "De quelques particularites de la justice constitutionnelle dans un systeme federal" in Constance Grewe et al, eds, La notion de [much less than]justice constitutionnelle [much greater than] (Paris: Dalloz, 2005) 49 ("[e]ven more surprising on the other hand is the fact that jurists or jurisconsults who are present in federative structures elude this dimension [the link between federalism and constitutional justice]" at 50 [translated by author]); and with regard to Canada, see Gerald Baier, Courts and Federalism: Judicial Doctrine in the United States, Australia, and Canada (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2006) ("[o]nly the Charter is currently getting its due.
Ibn Tulun then withdrew to Damascus (unless he was already there to begin with) and convened an assembly of judges, jurisconsults, and nobles (or notables, ashrdf).
i en els grans Jurisconsults, arques de justicia, i en els gran Treballadors, fornals d'industria.
To reconstruct the religious beliefs and practices of members of that society during the 12th and 13th centuries AD, she draws on writings by its jurisconsults, preachers, and theologians.
It is founded on the practices of merchants, the principles of Civil Law, approved compilations of maritime rights and usages, such as the Laws of Oleron and Wisbury, the writings of eminent jurisconsults, and the adjudications of the Admiralty Courts of different countries.
Salutati conservatively assumes the active and positive intervention of trained jurisconsults in framing and interpreting laws.