Corpus Juris Secundum


Corpus Juris Secundum
n. An authoritative legal encyclopedia that provides general background knowledge of the law with footnoted citation to relevant case law. Abbreviated C.J.S.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • Corpus Juris Secundum — (C.J.S.) is an encyclopedia of U.S. law (see Secondary authority). Its full title is Corpus Juris Secundum: Complete Restatement Of The Entire American Law As Developed By All Reported Cases (1936 ) It contains an alphabetical arrangement of… …   Wikipedia

  • Corpus Juris Secundum — A successor of the encyclopedic work on the law published under the title Corpus Juris …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • corpus juris — corpus jur·is / ju̇r is, yu̇r ēs/ n [Medieval Latin, literally, a body of law]: a comprehensive collection of the law of a judicial system or of a country or jurisdiction Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. corpus juris …   Law dictionary

  • Corpus Juris — The legal term Corpus Juris means body of law . It was originally used by the Romans for several of their collections of all the laws in a certain field; see Corpus Juris Civilis. Later the term was used for comprehensive collections of laws in… …   Wikipedia

  • corpus juris — /korpas juras/ A body of law. A term used to signify a book comprehending several collections of law. There are two principal collections to which this name is given; the Corpus Juris Civilis, and the Corpus Juris Canonici. Also name of an… …   Black's law dictionary

  • corpus juris — /korpas juras/ A body of law. A term used to signify a book comprehending several collections of law. There are two principal collections to which this name is given; the Corpus Juris Civilis, and the Corpus Juris Canonici. Also name of an… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Corpus Juris Civilis — Justinian I depicted on a mosaic in the church of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy The Corpus Juris (or Iuris) Civilis ( Body of Civil Law ) is the modern name[1] for a collection of fundamental works in jurisprudence, issued from …   Wikipedia

  • secundum — According to; in accordance with; in favor of. Following; coming close behind. See Corpus Juris Secundum …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Text corpus — In linguistics, a corpus (plural corpora ) or text corpus is a large and structured set of texts (now usually electronically stored and processed). They are used to do statistical analysis and hypothesis testing, checking occurrences or… …   Wikipedia

  • C.J.S. — Corpus Juris Secundum …   Black's law dictionary


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