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jurist

a student or graduate of law
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Under the common law, the judges played the key role; for Leoni, it was the jurisconsult under the Roman law who performed that function.
A jurisconsult who is qualified to give or issue legal opinions.
Eventually he became the foremost jurisconsult of 'Iraq after Qadi Abu Yusuf, his scholarly accomplishments became widely known, which attracted many gifted and accomplished students to him from far and wide.
Next, clerical supporters largely left his side in the wake of a presidential power grab in which Ahmadinejad characterized Iran's theocratic system of governance, Wilayat al-Faqih, or Guardianship of the Jurisconsult, as ineffective and needing evisceration.
It is short-circuiting at every level," said Christian Pennera, the EP's jurisconsult.
It is left to the magistrate and the jurisconsult, fully alive to the overall spirit of laws, to guide their application.
Deputy Motahari and the other two rejected deputies told ILNA they had received notice that they were disqualified based on paragraphs one and two of Clause 28 of the election law, which requires candidates to show "trust and practical commitment to Islam and the Islamic Republic of Iran" and "loyalty to the Constitution and the principle of guardianship of the jurisconsult.
Tatal sau Bernardo, jurisconsult, facea parte din patura asa-numita a poporului bine hranit "popolani grassi".
According to Khomeini's interpretation, the legitimacy of the Wali al-Faqih (Supreme Jurisconsult, frequently termed the Supreme Leader) stems not from the nation or the people, but from his selection and appointment by the Mahdi and the previous Imam to direct Shiite affairs.
8) Although the 1979 Revolution was supported by populations comprising a variety of ideological positions on what kind of government should succeed the Pahlavi regime, the movement was rapidly overtaken by the religious faction that supported Khomeini's vision of a vilayat-e faqih, or "rule by the jurisconsult," that remains the articulating ideology of the regime today.
A Hezbollah member writes to Ayatollah Ali Khameini, Iran's Supreme Leader or Jurisconsult (Wali al Fiqeh) who the party often consults on religious issues and political matters.