This week’s issue of SSRN’s Islamic Law & Law of the Muslim World eJournal includes:
“The Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Filiation Judgments in Arab Countries” by Béligh Elbalti
This chapter from Filiation and the Protection of Parentless Children: Towards a Social Definition of the Family in Muslim Jurisdictions, edited by Nadjma Yassari, Lena-Maria Möller, and Marie-Claude Najm (T.M.C. Asser Press, 2019), examines the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in matters relating to filiation—including in-wedlock, out-of-wedlock, and adoptive filiations—in Morocco, Tunisia, and Lebanon.
This chapter from al-Muwaṭṭaʾ, Recension of Yaḥyā b. Yaḥyā al-Laythī (d. 234/848), edited and translated by Mohammad Fadel and Connell Monnette (Harvard Series in Islamic Law, forthcoming), examines reports about the earliest Muslim community concerning their performance of the pilgrimage—one of the five pillars of Islam.