It also gives the clearest picture of the type of jurist Kagan may become.
Posner is generally believed to be the most prolific and most-quoted legal academic and jurist of his generation.
It's about time, argues former top U.N. jurist Geoffrey Robertson.
The Asterisk Rule contradicts everything I believe in as a jurist.
Pornography, an eminent American jurist has pointed out, is distinguished by the "leer of the sensualist."
Daniel Webster, the celebrated American statesman, jurist, and orator.
A jurist once cheerfully assured the present writer that the mass of men will never do without alcohol and religion.
For Melius petere fontes, the jurist as well as the poet has it.
John Rowan, an eminent statesman and jurist, of Kentucky, died at Louisville.
A man must be a jurist and a statesman to understand the Jesuits.
mid-15c., "one who practices law," from Middle French juriste (14c.), from Medieval Latin iurista "jurist," from Latin ius (genitive iuris) "law," from PIE *yewes- "law," originally a term of religious cult, perhaps meaning "sacred formula" (cf. Latin iurare "to pronounce a ritual formula," Vedic yos "health," Avestan yaoz-da- "make ritually pure," Irish huisse "just").
The Germanic root represented by Old English æ "custom, law," Old High German ewa, German Ehe "marriage," though sometimes associated with this group, seems rather to belong to PIE *ei- "to go." Meaning "a legal writer" is from 1620s.