Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "[T]otal sharia-compliant assets grew by 8 per cent in 2023 (56 per cent of which comes from banking assets), according to data from S&P Ratings, … 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

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Following King Mohammed VI's public statement regarding legal reform, Morocco has been reported to be working on significant family law reform, with ongoing controversies on … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "An Iranian prisoner has had four of his fingers amputated after being accused of stealing five sheep from a farm owned by a member of … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS A proposed law in Israel aims to discourage polygamy, which is already unrecognized and illegal save for exceptional circumstances, which members of the Bedouin community … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

The Halal Guys filed suit against the Halal Girls, accusing the competing ḥalāl restaurant of trademark infringement. Four alleged white supremacists who are accused of anti-Muslim violence, among other charges, … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Sudan’s bishops celebrated Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s declaration officially forbidding the state from establishing a religion, which had been Islam prior to the declaration. While some Muslims in Malaysia … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law & Law of the Muslim World eJournal: June 14th

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This week’s issue of the Islamic Law & Law of the Muslim World eJournal includes: "The Limits of Liberal Inclusivity: How Defining Islamophobia Normalises Anti-Muslim Racism" by Rebecca Ruth Gould … Continue reading Islamic Law & Law of the Muslim World eJournal: June 14th

Supreme Court’s Trump v. Hawaii

By Gamal Gasim, PhD (Grand Valley State University) After only one week in the White House oval office, President Trump signed Executive Order 13769 (EO-1) ordering a temporary ban on … Continue reading Supreme Court’s Trump v. Hawaii

Islamic Law in U.S. Courts: Awad v. Ziriax (10th Cir. 2012): Anti-Sharīʿa Amendment to State Constitution

Petitioner Muneer Awad sued defendant members of the Oklahoma Election Board seeking to prevent certification of election results of a proposed state constitutional amendment that would have prevented Oklahoma state … Continue reading Islamic Law in U.S. Courts: Awad v. Ziriax (10th Cir. 2012): Anti-Sharīʿa Amendment to State Constitution