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LEARNED Definition & Legal Meaning

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Possessing learning; erudite; versed in the law. In statutes prescribing the qualifications of judges, “learned in the law” designates one who has received a regular legal education, the almost invariable evidence of which is the fact of his ad- mission to the bar. See Jamieson v. Wiggin, 12 S. D. 10. 80 N. W. 137, 40 L. R. A. 317, 76 Am. St. Rep. 5S5; O’Neal v. McKinna, 116 Ala. 620, 22 South. 905.


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