jurimetrics

noun plural but usually singular in construction

ju·​ri·​met·​rics
ˌju̇rə̇ˈme‧triks
: the application of scientific methods to legal problems

Word History

Etymology

Latin juri-, jus law + English -metrics (as in econometrics)

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“Jurimetrics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jurimetrics. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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