from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to law.
- adj. Of or relating to rights and obligations.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to law.
- adj. Of or pertaining to moral rights and obligations.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to natural or positive right.
- adj. Of or pertaining to jurisprudence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- l. Pertaining to natural or positive right.
- Of or pertaining to jurisprudence.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to law or to legal rights and obligations
+ Modern civilized states of the best form are often called jural states because the concept of rights enters so largely into all their constitutions and regulations.
Instead, common-law judges and scholars construed and enforced agreements of various kinds according to several well-understood jural relationships, such as those between principals and agents, masters and servants, landlords and tenants,parents and children, husbands and wives, or bailors and bailees.
And even if you are not bi-jural, whatever your tradition, civilian or common law, you can find it in Canada.
If you are a bi-jural country with different legal systems, Canada, with the civil law in Quebec and the common law in the other provinces, can help.
It is also an indication of the sphere of jural freedom within which a person is and must be left free.
The jural judgments of individuals are not complete judgments; they are based upon an undefined sense of right and wrong.
While in the law, however, although assiduously addicted to the study of it, his heart acknowledged a divided allegiance with literature; which he seemed to compromise at length by addicting himself to cognate studies -- of political economy, the jural sciences, and political ethics.
But, if so, in what can the jural existence consist, if not in a spiritual miniature of the whole fact's constitution actuating; every partial factor as its purpose?
Evidently the higher classes had the most reason to establish the jural consequences.
The heathen Germans had two kinds of marriage, one with, the other without, jural consequences.