Jurisprudence definitions

jo͝or'ĭs-pro͝od'ns
The definition of jurisprudence is the legal system, or the theory and practice of the law.

The court and trial system used to administer law and justice is an example of jurisprudence.

noun
1
0
The philosophy or science of law.
noun
1
0
A division, type, or particular body of law.

Modern jurisprudence; federal jurisprudence; bankruptcy jurisprudence.

noun
1
0
The science or philosophy of law.
noun
1
0
A part or division of law.

Medical jurisprudence.

noun
1
0
Advertisement
The study of the fundamental structure of a particular legal system or of legal systems in general.
noun
1
0
A body of case law serving as precedent.
noun
0
0
(law) The philosophy, science, and study of law and decisions based on the interpretation thereof.
noun
0
0

Origin of jurisprudence

Late Latin iūrisprūdentia Latin iūris genitive of iūs law yewes- in Indo-European roots Latin prūdentia knowledge (from prūdēns prūdent- knowing prudent)