On Islamic Law
- In “Revolution, Peace & Justice in Sudan” (University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law 43, no. 1 (2022)), Darin Johnson (Howard University School of Law) “serves as a case study of the world’s most recently concluded peace process” by discussing the 2019-2020 peace process that took place in Sudan, with an emphasis on international criminal law and accountability.
- In “Subjecting Net Profit to Zakāt in Saudi Law” (Arab Law Quarterly (2022)), Ahmed Altawyan (Saudi Electronic University) “discuss[es] a legal principle that has not been settled in Saudi tax tribunals, namely, the Saudi authority subjecting the adjusted annual net profit to zakāt when the zakāt base of the taxpayer is less than the adjusted annual net profit.”
- In “Citizenship, Identity and Veiling: Interrogating the Limits of Article 8 ECHR in Cases Involving the Religious Dress of Muslim Women” (SSRN, August 11, 2022), R.A. Costello (Dublin City University) “examines the jurisprudence of the ECtHR concerning veiling and argues that veil bans reduce the ability of Muslim women to actualize themselves as citizens, by limiting their capacity to develop their identity through autonomous action.”
- In an article titled “Drawing Inspiration from Influential Muslim Women Scholars,” the Wisconsin Muslim Journal “highlights the remarkable talents of six influential women who served as great scholars in the advent of Islam.”
- In “Trial Court Must Hear Challenge to ‘Islamic Pre-Nuptial Agreement’ Before Referring Matter to Arbitration,” (Reason, September 26, 2022), Eugene Volokh (UCLA School of Law) notes that a trial court in Texas handling a family law dispute must first decide on one of the parties’ challenge to the validity of a prenuptial agreement, which was drafted based on Islamic law, before referring the matter to arbitration.
On Islam and Data Science
- King Center Graduate Student Research Funding recipient Feyaad Allie, whose “work includes qualitative and quantitative data” examines the marginalization of Muslims in India, looking at laws, among others, that serve to entrench such marginalization.
FIELD GUIDE TO ISLAMIC LAW ONLINE: RECENT SOURCES
The Field Guide to Islamic Law Online is an ever-growing collection of links to hundreds of links to primary sources and archival collections around the world, online.We recently added new resources to this list:
- CAMel is the Computational Approaches to Modeling Language Lab, whose “mission is research and education in artificial intelligence, specifically focusing on natural language processing, computational linguistics, and data science.”
- Islamic Content is an online tool on Islamic terminology and definitions.