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- Through the writings of eminent classic and contemporary Islamic jurists, Ayesha Shahid explores the development of As-Siyar (Islamic international law) within the Islamic legal tradition in “An Exploration of the ‘Global’ History of International Law: Some Perspectives from within the Islamic Legal Traditions,” International Law and Islam. The author attempts to address the existing gaps in the global history of the international law project.
- Mariam Sheibani published a review of Will Smiley’s book From Slaves to Prisoners of War: The Ottoman Empire, Russia, and International Law in Islamic Law and Society.
- In “How Should International Lawyers Study Islamic Law and Its Contribution to International Law?”, International Law and Islam, Michelle Burgis-Kasthala explores the possible Islamic legal dimensions of international law’s past and present. The author’s ultimate goal, with this chapter, is to take seriously the responsibility of international lawyers today to create alternative archives.
- Sarah A. Tobin published a review of Patricia Sloane-White’s book Corporate Islam: Sharia and the Modern Workplace in Islamic Law and Society.
- In “The Origins and Evolution of Islamic Law of Rebellion: Its Significance to the Current International Humanitarian Law Discourse,” International Law and Islam, Mohamed Badar, Ahmed Al-Dawoody and Noelle Higgins analyze both the international humanitarian law and the Islamic law approaches to rebellion. The authors discuss the right to rebel under traditional public international law and analyze the status of wars of national liberation under international law.