corpus juris

[kawr-puhs joor-is]
a compilation of law, or the collected law of a nation, state, etc.

1825–35; < Late Latin: literally, body of law Unabridged
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corpus juris (ˈdʒʊərɪs)
a body of law, esp the laws of a nation or state
[from Late Latin, literally: a body of law]

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