1. [ noun ] (law) a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
Synonyms: legal_expert
Related terms: expert Marshall jay bentham holmes charles_evans_hughes Mufti rehnquist harlan_fiske_stone frederick_moore_vinson earl_warren law
2. [ noun ] (law,work) a public official authorized to decide questions bought before a court of justice
Synonyms: judge magistrate justice
Related terms: official adjudicator ordinary justice_of_the_peace trial_judge chief_justice praetor doge stipendiary recorder Daniel trier qadi samson justiciar decide
Similar spelling:   juristic