Unwittingly, the Ukrainian-born, German POW and death camp guard reversed over 140 years of German jurisprudence.
The court decision set a new and courageous precedent in German jurisprudence.
To put it charitably, this is the jurisprudence of the simpleton.
The Supreme Court is not going to change its jurisprudence tomorrow, even in face of the big victory for the virtue of difference.
Both are forbidden by both biblical and modern American jurisprudence.
But the jurisprudence of the officers attributed to simple agents the same responsibility as to the chiefs.
He founded a convent for Sufis and a professorship of jurisprudence.
Some of his editors are at a loss to deduce the idea or ascertain the jurisprudence of the Roman poet.
Prince Andrew said that for that work an education in jurisprudence was needed which he did not possess.
It is rich in modern works, and especially in jurisprudence, native and foreign history, economics and administration.
1620s, "knowledge of law," from French jurisprudence (17c.) and directly from Late Latin iurisprudentia "the science of law," from iuris "of right, of law" (genitive of ius; see jurist) + prudentia "knowledge, a foreseeing" (see prudence). Meaning "the philosophy of law" is first attested 1756. Related: Jurisprudential.
The philosophy of law. Jurisprudence implies creating a body of law and methods for interpreting the law, studying the relationships between law and society, and predicting the effects of legal decisions. In the United States, lawmakers, attorneys, scholars, and courts all take an active role in guiding jurisprudence.