Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Jordan recently amended its constitution, which now includes the words "Jordan women" in the clause on equality. Secretary-General of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, Dr. Ali Al-Qaradaghi, recently stated that cryptocurrencies are forbidden under Islamic law. Since the civil marriage reform in Abu Dhabi went into effect, courts in … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

AALS Leadership Issues Statement: Of Commitments to Academic Freedom, Diversity, and Faculty Safety, including the Section on Islamic Law

In a message to member law schools of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), officers of AALS remarked on ideological attacks against members who are affiliated with Islamic law, either professionally or personally. The Association stated its commitment to the safety of faculty at members schools and reiterated its "core values" of  academic freedom … Continue reading AALS Leadership Issues Statement: Of Commitments to Academic Freedom, Diversity, and Faculty Safety, including the Section on Islamic Law