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  Definition of Jurisprudence
  1. the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
  2. the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
Similar Words: law, legal philosophy

 

Hyponyms: contract law, corporation law, matrimonial law, patent law, administrative law, canon law, ecclesiastical law, civil law, common law, case law, precedent, international law, law of nations, law of the land, maritime law, admiralty law, martial law, mercantile law, commercial law, law merchant, military law, Mosaic law, Law of Moses, shariah, shariah law, sharia, sharia law, Islamic law, statutory law, securities law, tax law

 

 
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