Posner is generally believed to be the most prolific and most-quoted legal academic and jurist of his generation.
It also gives the clearest picture of the type of jurist Kagan may become.
The Asterisk Rule contradicts everything I believe in as a jurist.
It's about time, argues former top U.N. jurist Geoffrey Robertson.
A jurist once cheerfully assured the present writer that the mass of men will never do without alcohol and religion.
Daniel Webster, the celebrated American statesman, jurist, and orator.
John Rowan, an eminent statesman and jurist, of Kentucky, died at Louisville.
For Melius petere fontes, the jurist as well as the poet has it.
In the year 1149 a Lombard jurist, Vacarius, lectured on it at Oxford; but there were no results.
A man must be a jurist and a statesman to understand the Jesuits.
mid-15c., "one who practices law," from Middle French juriste (14c.), from Medieval Latin iurista "jurist," from Latin ius (genitive iuris) "law," from PIE *yewes- "law," originally a term of religious cult, perhaps meaning "sacred formula" (cf. Latin iurare "to pronounce a ritual formula," Vedic yos "health," Avestan yaoz-da- "make ritually pure," Irish huisse "just").
The Germanic root represented by Old English æ "custom, law," Old High German ewa, German Ehe "marriage," though sometimes associated with this group, seems rather to belong to PIE *ei- "to go." Meaning "a legal writer" is from 1620s.