Origin of jurisprudence
Examples from the Web for jurisprudence
To put it charitably, this is the jurisprudence of the simpleton.
Both are forbidden by both biblical and modern American jurisprudence.
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.
The Supreme Court is not going to change its jurisprudence tomorrow, even in face of the big victory for the virtue of difference.How Gay Liberation Got Marriage Passed in Maryland and Maine|Linda Hirshman|November 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But I need not dwell on consequences that belong to pathology rather than to Jurisprudence.Moral Principles and Medical Practice|Charles Coppens
According to examples of other countries and principles of jurisprudence, it is a compact.Charles Sumner; His Complete Works, Volume X (of 20)|Charles Sumner
Hence it is apparent that the body of the law of New Zealand is founded upon the jurisprudence of England.Marriage and Divorce Laws of the World|Hyacinthe Ringrose
He studied theology at Gttingen and jurisprudence at Helmstedt, and was appointed, in 1766, professor of philosophy in Halle.
It is upon precedents that the enduring edifice of jurisprudence is reared.The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
British Dictionary definitions for jurisprudence
Word Origin for jurisprudence
Word Origin and History for jurisprudence
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.
Culture definitions for jurisprudence
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.