The original plan of Theodosius embraced the project of a Codex of the jurisprudential law.
There was a jurisprudential element in the early law of Rome.
Every one can imagine the fine page now added to the Golden Book of jurisprudential festivals.
Nevertheless the jurisprudential element is still but inchoate.
The mold of his mind was singularly judicial, and his career as a public servant shines through his jurisprudential service.
Negative doctrines of the State in the sense of jurisprudential skepticism are the teachings of Bakunin and Kropotkin.
A negative doctrine of the State in the sense of jurisprudential criticism is Tolstoi's teaching.
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.