Jurist synonyms

jo͝or'ĭst

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(US) A lawyer; one who advises or represents others in legal matters as a profession.
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A student of jurisprudence; jurist
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(--- Law) A public official who hears and decides cases or matters in a forum other than a court, such as an administrative proceeding.
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A professional person qualified (as by a law degree and/or bar exam) and authorized to practice law, i.e. conduct lawsuits and/or give legal advice.
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(--- Law) The upholding of what is just, especially fair treatment and due reward in accordance with honor, standards, or law:
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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.
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A minor official with limited judicial powers, as a justice of the peace or judge of a police court
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A public official who decides cases brought before a court of law in order to administer justice
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(Slang, uncountable) The police.
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a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
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Find another word for jurist. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for jurist, like: attorney, legal scholar, legal adviser, jurisprudent, judge, lawyer, justice, justice of the peace, magistrate, decide and law.