legal philosophy

legal philosophy
noun
the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
Syn: ↑jurisprudence, ↑law
Derivationally related forms: ↑jurisprudential (for: ↑jurisprudence), ↑jurist (for: ↑jurisprudence)
Hypernyms: ↑philosophy

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