Origin of jurisprudence
Examples from the Web for jurisprudential
A negative doctrine of the State in the sense of jurisprudential criticism is Tolstoi's teaching.Anarchism|Paul Eltzbacher
Every one can imagine the fine page now added to the Golden Book of jurisprudential festivals.A Start in Life|Honore de Balzac
There was a jurisprudential element in the early law of Rome.
The mold of his mind was singularly judicial, and his career as a public servant shines through his jurisprudential service.Makers and Romance of Alabama History|B. F. Riley
Nevertheless the jurisprudential element is still but inchoate.
British Dictionary definitions for jurisprudential
Word Origin for jurisprudence
Word Origin and History for jurisprudential
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 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.