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jurist

a student or graduate of law
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Look at this great mujtahid, how he did not make do with what he possessed of knowledge of the Book and the Sunnah, and the opinions of the Companions and Followers, and others of the jurisconsults of all the lands.
Large elements of natural law entered into the common law of England - and therefore into the common law of the United States - over the centuries; and the Roman law, so eminent in the science of jurisprudence, expresses the natural law enunciated by the Roman jurisconsults.
It is stated in constitution preamble under the title of "velayat-e-faqih" principle: "Under the Guardianship of jurisconsult and sustained leadership, constitution predisposes the realization of the qualified velayat-e-faqih--who is recognized as a leader by people- to ensure the lack of deviation of different organizations in their principle functions".
More abstruse transactional problems require consulting with legal scholars or jurisconsults (muftis) qualified to issue formal legal rulings to resolve such problems.
Look at this great mujtahid, how he did not make do with what he possessed of knowledge of the Book and the Sunna, and the opinions of the Companions and Followers, and others of the jurisconsults of all the lands.
Since the founding of the Islamic Republic in 1979, the reformist ulama's opposition to the ideology of velayat-e faqih (rule by an Islamic jurist), which vested ultimate authority in the unaccountable and unelected office of jurisconsult (vali-faqih) as the "guardian" of the people, has posed a serious threat to the autocracy's legitimacy.
the chief jurisconsult, whose job was to issue formal interpretations of Islamic law), collected the biographies of all the occupants of his office from the beginning of the Ottoman period to his own day.
For he, or any ancient Roman, or any man learned in the Roman literary style, as a jurisconsult in particular would be--or whoever that fantasist, immersed in Ciceronian reading, was--could imitate the exact same type of style.
With respect to the latter objective, a fatwa, or reply of a jurisconsult, forbids this, but it still has been pursued.
The Marja Taqlid, or Source of Emulation, is someone considered by the Shia population as the top jurisconsult whose edicts, compiled in a resaleh (message) he publishes, are to be followed in all walks of life.
The province of Quebec is the only jurisdiction in which there is no such disclosure process, although it has an independent commissioner known as a jurisconsult who provides advice to members of the legislature.
Nor did it reassure anyone that the vice president of Lebanon's Higher Shiite Council, Sheikh Abdel-Amir Qabalan, stepped up soon afterward to say that the principle of wilayat al-faquih, the notion of the guardianship of the jurisconsult, which effectively grants dominant religious and temporal power to Khamenei, "does not work out" in Lebanon anyway.