jurisprudential jurisprudential  /ˌdʒʊ rəs ˌpru ˈdɛn ʃəl/


  • (adj) relating to the science or philosophy of law or a system of laws


  1. Some, however, are not mere combatants on a battlefield, and as such should face jurisprudential adjudication of their alleged offenses and sentenced accordingly.
  2. To state that the church now supports such a statute is to ignore a traditional Catholic jurisprudential position, viz.
  3. This new jurisprudential battleground is littered with double-edged swords.


  1. "I was a 27-year-old pipsqueak, and I was working for an 80-year-old giant in the law and a person who, let us be frank, had very strong jurisprudential and legal views," Kagan said of her writing from that period.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: Reuters (press release)

  2. "The word in its contemporary meaning has entered customary jurisprudential terminology from outside," Al-Ghamdi said.
    on Dec 10, 2009 By: Javed Ahmed Ghamdi Source: Saudi Gazette

  3. Then Roberts said, "One of the most significant things I do is jurisprudential."
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: John Roberts Source: The BLT: Blog of Legal Times

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