"Corpus juris" is a Latin term that translates to "body of law" or "collection of laws." It refers to a comprehensive compilation or systematization of legal principles, statutes, and legal interpretations that form the basis of a particular legal system.
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Here are three example sentences using the term "corpus juris":
The civil code serves as the primary component of the corpus juris in many civil law jurisdictions.
Legal scholars study the corpus juris to understand the historical development and evolution of legal principles.
In the United States, the corpus juris consists of various sources of law, including statutes, case law, and legal treatises.