Definition of Legal community
1. Noun. The body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction. "He was admitted to the bar in New Jersey"
Generic synonyms: Profession
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
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Literary usage of Legal community
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1916)
"... demand for a divorce from her husband and for a liquidation and partition of the property belonging to the legal community which existed between them. ..."
2. Ethics: An Investigation of the Facts and Laws of the Moral Life by Wilhelm Max Wundt, Edward Bradford Titchener, Margaret Floy Washburn, Julia Henrietta Gulliver (1901)
"THE STATE AS A legal community. As the State is the foremost of property holders, so it is the chief of legal persons. At the same time, it is that which ..."
3. The Recognition Policy of the United States by Julius Goebel (1915)
"It is precisely this act which produces a legal community from the purely political de facto.1 It is not necessary that this acknowledgment be express or ..."
4. International Law Codified and Its Legal Sanction: Or, The Legal by Pasquale Fiore, Edwin Montefiore Borchard (1918)
"States having active relations with one another, primarily feel the need of establishing a legal community. Nevertheless, such community should also include ..."
5. The Continental Legal History Series by Association of American Law Schools (1918)
"... essential nature of which is found in a mere physical union of the two portions of the marital property, which does not result in any legal community of ..."
6. Virginia Law Books: Essays and Bibliographies by William Hamilton Bryson (2000)
"Periodicals have played an important role in the Virginia legal community, serving as a medium for scholarly legal commentary and debate, ..."
7. Women of Canada: Their Life and Work by National Council of Women of Canada (1900)
"legal community. legal community is the common law, the regime which the law ... In the legal community, as the term indicates, the consorts each contribute ..."
8. The Civil Code of Lower Canada: Together with a Synopsis of Changes in the by McCord, Thomas, 1828-1886, Thomas McCord, Québec (Province) (1870)
"There are two kinds of community of property : legal community, the rules governing which are contained in the first section of this chapter, ..."