- an expert in law; scholar or writer in the field of law
- judge ()
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 i&umacron;rista, from Latin i&umacron;s, i&umacron;r-, law; see yewes- in Indo-European roots.
jurist - Legal Definition
- . A judge.
- A legal scholar.