The Journal of Islamic Law

We are excited to announce the launch of the Journal of Islamic Law! This open-access, peer-reviewed journal—published together with a regular Forum—features new scholarship in Islamic legal studies. Focusing on historical, comparative, and law and society approaches to Islamic law, we  also have a keen interest in featuring data science tools and primary sources that inform the … Continue reading The Journal of Islamic Law

Professor Mohammad Fadel on Muslims, Islam, and Bostock

Professor Mohammad Fadel, senior editor at SHARIAsource, explores Muslim perspectives on religious freedom pertaining to the Supreme Court's recent Bostock v. Clayton County (2020) decision on equal protection in  "Professor Mohammad Fadel on Muslims, Islam, and Bostock". In this article, Fadel addresses disputes regarding the stances of some Muslims toward the rights of LGBTQ persons, … Continue reading Professor Mohammad Fadel on Muslims, Islam, and Bostock

The Birth of Anglo-Muhammadan Law in India

By Sohaira Siddiqui For this month’s series, I will examine the rise and implementation of Anglo-Muhammadan law in British India. These posts stem from my current book project which seeks to move beyond the dichotomy of continuity and rupture as it applies to Islamic law in the colonial period.  In the book I trace the … Continue reading The Birth of Anglo-Muhammadan Law in India

July DILL Student Analyses :: Nicholas Kellum

The Islamic Law Blog is continuing to feature Harvard student comments on primary sources related to Islamic law. Our student editor for the month of July is Nicholas, a second-year JD student at Harvard Law School. Each month, we feature a series of three comments written by a student in the Digital Islamic Law Lab … Continue reading July DILL Student Analyses :: Nicholas Kellum

Field Guide to Digital Islamic Law Resources Roundup

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The Field Guide to Digital Islamic Law, in the form of a Google document, is a collection of resource links and annotations to SHARIAsource and other Harvard resources, global online digital resources, and a robust “Digital Islamic Law Collection.” This week we added two exciting resources to this list: Al-Furqan’s Digital Library is a searchable … Continue reading Field Guide to Digital Islamic Law Resources Roundup