Pronunciation: ( joor"is-prOOd'ns, joor'is-prOOd"-), [key]
1. the science or philosophy of law.
2. a body or system of laws.
3. a department of law: medical jurisprudence.
4. Civ. Law.decisions of courts, esp. of reviewing tribunals.
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