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- Also called legal philosophy.
- Scholars of jurisprudence are called jurists, jurisprudents, or legal theorists.
- Also called:
- legal theory
- legal philosophy
- A jurist provides (adjective) jurisprudential legal analysis (adverb) jurisprudentially.
- Word origin of “jurisprudence” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- Stephen Yang – Harvard Jurisprudence Lectures
- Jurisprudence – Cornell Law School: cornell.edu
- What are the Different Types of Jurisprudence? – wiseGEEK: wisegeek.org
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How to Cite the Definition of Jurisprudence
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “jurisprudence.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved February 18, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/jurisprudence/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
jurisprudence. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/jurisprudence/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “jurisprudence.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed February 18, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/jurisprudence/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“jurisprudence.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 18 Feb. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/jurisprudence/>.