Corpus Juris Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Corpus Juris, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Corpus Juris?

Latin term meaning body of law.It is a compliation of laws, cases and various assumption of them.Legal encyclpedias which contain these are Corpus Juris Secundum, Corpus Juris Civilis etc.