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  • IPA(key): ˌdʒʊəɹ ɪs kənˈsʌlt, -ˈkɒn sʌlt invalid IPA characters (   )


From Latin jūris consultus(one skilled in the law).


jurisconsult (plural jurisconsults)

  1. (Roman and Civil Law) a person authorised to give legal advice.
  2. (Civil Law) a master of the civil law. Abbreviation: J.C.
  3. (law) a master of jurisprudence.
  4. (law) someone who has studied law.
  5. (law) a jurist.
    • Statute of International Court of Justice:
      The Court shall be composed of a body of independent judges, elected regardless of their nationality from among persons of high moral character, who possess the qualifications required in their respective countries for appointment to the highest judicial offices, or are jurisconsults of recognized competence in international law.