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jurisprudence

 [jo̳r″is-proo´dens]
the science of the law.
medical jurisprudence the science of the law as applied to the practice of medicine; see also forensic medicine.

jur·is·pru·dence

(jūr'is-prū'dens),
The science of law, its principles and concepts.
[L. juris prudentia, knowledge of law]

jurisprudence

The science of law. Medical jurisprudence is another term for FORENSIC MEDICINE.

jur·is·pru·dence

(jūr'is-prū'dĕns)
Legal principles and concepts.
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(170) Sociological jurisprudents, in their political views,
We turn, briefly, to the ethic of responsibility of jurist and jurisprudent. In this essay we have investigated a number of ways in which native title as a jurisdictional device creates forms of lawful relation.
Though consistent with his previous statements and his interpretation of the doctrine of the "jurisprudent," this public rebuke of a fellow marja' revealed serious doctrinal differences among the highest Shi'i religious leaders over the role of the marja'iyya with regard to the state and its polity.
With Mirza Muhammad Husayn Naini's 1909 Tanbih al-Ummah wa-Tanzih al-Millah as a base, Shams al-Din argued that the occultation of the last Imam does not entail a right of guardianship for any jurisprudent, regardless of the jurist's qualifications.
The office of the Supreme Jurisprudent is the most important branch of Iran's theocratic government, and it dominates all the others.
In fact, Khomeini's doctrine of vilayat-e faqih (leadership of the jurisprudent) is clearly elitist.
Ahmadi-Nejad was a puppet of the IRGC command whose election in June 2005 amounted to an IRGC coup, approved by the Shi'ite theocracy's Supreme Faqih (leading Safawi jurisprudent), Ayatullah Ali Khamenei (see news12OilHizb21Mar16 & ood3Opec21Mar16).
To compare, the Safawi Shi'ite theocracy based on the Wilayat ul-Faqih (WuF) concept (rule of the highest jurisprudent - known as Supreme Leader or Supreme Guide) represents a minority and is only applied in - Iran, which leads an axis of "resistance" in the Arab region.
Addressing a seminar organized by Sheikh Zayed Islamic Center, Karachi University in collaboration with Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation he said the Council, under chairmanship of different Islamic jurisprudent had over the years consented relevance and need for living as well as cadaver organ donation in the country.
While both subscribed to Khomeini's theory of velayat-e faqih (Guardianship of the Jurisprudent), among their differences was that the maktabis believed a single source of emulation should be the Leader, whereas the hojjatiyeh favored a collective guardianship.
There is no need to recall the founding of the party, its jurisprudent reference or opinions in regard to political and governance affairs, in order to establish its responsibility for the Gulf position towards it.
Sistani is the acknowledged leader of Iraq's Shiites and deeply opposed to the concept of Velayat-e Faqih, or government by the jurisprudent, that Khomeini established in 1979 after toppling Iran's Peacock Throne.