corpus juris

Definition of "corpus juris"
  1. A comprehensive collection of laws, often given through law encyclopedias or books that detail state-specific explanations
How to use "corpus juris" in a sentence
  1. Law students spend hours studying the corpus juris to understand various laws better.
  2. The lawyer referenced the corpus juris while preparing for his trial.
  3. Understanding the nuances of the corpus juris helped her make compelling arguments.

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