Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
(kor-pes jur-es) Latin for "the body of law," meaning a compendium of all laws. There are several encyclopedias of the law which fit this definition, the most famous of which is Corpus Juris Secundum. Several states have such series of books covering explanations of the law of that state.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:13 pm