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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do; The collection of rules imposed by authority.

Usage examples (38)
  • This will have to be worked out on a case-by-case basis applying the jurisprudence to which we have referred.
  • The great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • After rejecting a religious career, Sebastian took a degree in jurisprudence from the Colegio de San Ildefonso in Mexico City.
  • The most common definition today in American jurisprudence is a crime which is punishable by imprisonment for more than 1 year, or by death. for more
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