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Jurist vs. Jury — What's the Difference?

Jurist vs. Jury — What's the Difference?

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Jurist

A jurist is a person with expert knowledge of law; someone who analyses and comments on law. This person is usually a specialist legal scholar—not necessarily with a formal qualification in law or a legal practitioner, although in the United States the term "jurist" may be applied to a judge.
May 25, 2022

Jury

A jury is a sworn body of people (the jurors) convened to render an impartial verdict (a finding of fact on a question) officially submitted to them by a court, or to set a penalty or judgment. Juries developed in England during the Middle Ages, and are a hallmark of the Anglo common law legal system.
May 25, 2022

Jurist

One who has thorough knowledge and experience of law, especially an eminent judge, lawyer, or legal scholar.
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Jury

(Law) A body of persons selected to decide a verdict in a legal case, based upon the evidence presented, after being given instructions on the applicable law. Also called petit jury, trial jury.
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Jurist

(law) An expert of law or someone who researches jurisprudence.
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Jury

A committee that judges contestants or applicants, as in a competition or exhibition; a panel of judges.
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Jurist

A judge.
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Jury

To judge or evaluate by a jury
Jurying submitted samples for a crafts fair.
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Jurist

One who professes the science of law; one versed in the law, especially in the civil law, such as a judge, lawyer, or legal scholar; a writer on civil and international law.
It has ever been the method of public jurists to draw a great part of the analogies on which they form the law of nations from the principles of law which prevail in civil community.
May 25, 2022

Jury

Intended or designed for temporary use; makeshift
A jury sail.
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Jurist

A legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
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Jury

(law) A group of individuals chosen from the general population to hear and decide a case in a court of law.
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Jurist

A public official authorized to decide questions bought before a court of justice
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Jury

A group of judges in a competition.
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Jury

The audience attending the first night of a performance, whose reaction may determine whether it succeeds or fails.
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Jury

To judge by means of a jury.
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Jury

(nautical) For temporary use; applied to a temporary contrivance.
Jury mast
Jury rudder
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Jury

For temporary use; - applied to a temporary contrivance.
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Jury

A body of people, selected according to law, impaneled and sworn to inquire into and try any matter of fact, and to render their true verdict according to the evidence legally adduced. In criminal trials the number of such persons is usually twelve, but in civil cases and in grand juries it may different. See Grand jury under Grand, and Inquest.
The jury, passing on the prisoner's life.
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Jury

A committee for determining relative merit or awarding prizes at an exhibition or competition; as, the art jury gave him the first prize.
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Jury

A body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
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Jury

A committee appointed to judge a competition
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