jurisprudence

1. “[T]he branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do” (Princeton University 2010).

2. “[T]he collection of rules imposed by authority” (Princeton University 2010).

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Usage Notes:

  • Also called legal philosophy.

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References

Princeton University. 2010. “About WordNet.” WordNet. (http://wordnet.princeton.edu/wordnet).

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