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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Indeed, the jurisconsultes of the UN War Crimes Commission, who might have brought international expertise to the case, were reluctant to join the Nuremberg prosecution.
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. But there are cases in that; People act done by him is desirable from legislation.
More abstruse transactional problems require consulting with legal scholars or jurisconsults (muftis) qualified to issue formal legal rulings to resolve such problems.
Look at this great mujtahid, how he did not make do with what he possessed of knowledge of the Book and the Sunnah, and the opinions of the Companions and Followers, and others of the jurisconsults of all the lands....
(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.
"By a process very similar to that by which later the English common law developed, and differing from it mainly in that the decisive role was played by the opinions of legal scholars (the jurisconsults) rather than the decisions of judges, a body of law grew up through the gradual articulation of prevailing conceptions of justice...." (121)
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 gran Metges, que donavem sempre el bon consell ...; i en els grans Jurisconsults, arques de justicia, i en els gran Treballadors, fornals d'industria." ("Pensemos en nuestros Hombres, en los poderosos y en los humildes, en los Abuelos y en los dei presente ...
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.