Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Listening to music, smoking hookah, and getting a Western-style haircut have all become punishable acts under the Taliban’s increasingly oppressive rule in Afghanistan, as highlighted … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Following their reconsolidation of power in 2021, and despite public statements declaring their intent to uphold women’s rights in the country, the Taliban has employed the … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Turkey’s Minister of Justice has issued an arrest warrant for a Youtuber named ‘Diamond Tema’ due to comments made on a recent program regarding Islamic … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS As Iran is headed to snap elections following the death of its president, pundits have noted how the "Vali-e Faqih, or the watchman of Islamic … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law Our Editor-in-Chief Professor Intisar Rabb's (Harvard Law School) article, "Against Kadijustiz: On the Negative Citation of Foreign Law" (Suffolk University Law Review 48 (2015)) has … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Military grocery stores need to provide more options to meet the needs of service members and families with religious dietary requirements, a pair of congressional lawmakers … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Under the Taliban government's austere interpretation of Islamic law, the 'mahram' practice long rooted in Afghan society has become compulsory." For more content and context … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The Taliban have suspended the activities of two TV stations in Afghanistan, alleging they failed to 'consider national and Islamic values.'" For more content and … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has approved amendments to the Securities Brokers (Licensing and Operations) Regulations, 2016 and issued license to the … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The prime minister [of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim] said the government will engage with all muftis and Islamic scholars, both domestically and internationally to … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup