- an expert in law; scholar or writer in the field of law
- judge (noun)
Origin of juristMiddle English juriste from Middle French from Medieval Latin jurista from Classical Latin jus, law: see jury
One who has thorough knowledge and experience of law, especially an eminent judge, lawyer, or legal scholar.
Origin of juristMiddle English from Old French juriste from Medieval Latin iūrista from Latin iūs iūr- law ; see yewes- in Indo-European roots.
jurist - Legal Definition
- . A judge.
- A legal scholar.