(--- Law) A public official who hears and decides cases or matters in a forum other than a court, such as an administrative proceeding.
A student of jurisprudence; jurist
(--- Law) The upholding of what is just, especially fair treatment and due reward in accordance with honor, standards, or law:
A local official, not necessarily an attorney or judge, with jurisdiction over limited matters such as performing weddings or resolving minor civil or criminal complaints.
A minor official with limited judicial powers, as a justice of the peace or judge of a police court
A public official who decides cases brought before a court of law in order to administer justice
a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
Find another word for jurist. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for jurist, like: legal adviser, attorney, judge, legal scholar, lawyer, jurisprudent, justice, justice of the peace, magistrate, decide and law.