Definition - What does Jurisprudence mean?

Jurisprudence is the study, understanding and application of law. The legal system as a whole is referred to as jurisprudence, as is the act of taking a case through the courts and gaining a judgment on it.

Justipedia explains Jurisprudence

The term is Latin in nature and was the first reference to modern-day laws that existed in the contemporary legal system.

The principles by which the law was introduced is also referred to as jurisprudence.

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