Juris Utriusque Doctor Law and Legal Definition

Juris Utriusque Doctor is a Latin term which means doctor of both laws. It refers to a combined law degree, in both civil and canon law. The degree was common among Catholic and German scholars of the Middle Ages and early modern times. At present, the degree is awarded only by the Pontifical Lateran University in the State of the Vatican City after a period of six years study.