Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In Religion and Contract Law in Islam: From Medieval Trade to Global Finance (Routledge, 2023), Valentino Cattelan (Birmingham City University), "[u]ndertaking a search that spans … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Review of Islamic Law Relating to Motorvehicle Lending in Bandung District" (Journal of Islamic Economic Law 8, no. 1 (2023)), Hardi Fardiansyah (STIH Dharma … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "De-Europeanisation as Counter-conduct: The Case of Non-Muslim Religious Minorities in Turkey" (Romanian Journal of International Affairs 22, no. 2 (2022)), Serap Gunes (Masaryk University) … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: The recently founded "Journal of Digital Islamicate Research (JDIR) is a peer-reviewed journal covering the field of Middle Eastern and Islamicate Digital Humanities (DH). It … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: In "Navigating Colonial Law in a 'Sea of Islands'" (Law & Social Inquiry Online (December 3, 2021)), Renisa Mawani (University of British Columbia) reviews Nurfadzilah … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Portals to the Future: Translations of Powers of Attorney

By Nurfadzilah Yahaya Powers of attorney form the basis of the second chapter of my book Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia (Cornell University Press, 2020). The … Continue reading Portals to the Future: Translations of Powers of Attorney

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

In "Are the Limitations on Remedies Fair? A Comparative Study between the US Law and Islamic Law" (SSRN, May 18, 2021), Fahad Aldossary (Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in U.S. Courts: Vinewood Capital v. Dar al-Maal al-Islami Trust (5th Cir. 2008)

We use real cases to show how U.S. Courts consider Islamic law. Like any other legal framework, Islamic law defines and dignifies the institutions people hold dear, including marriage and … Continue reading Islamic Law in U.S. Courts: Vinewood Capital v. Dar al-Maal al-Islami Trust (5th Cir. 2008)

IP in Islamic Law? Deriving Similar Patent Regimes from John Locke and the Qurʾān

When it comes to new technology and Islamic law, it turns out that the principles of Western intellectual property law are quite similar to Islamic property and contract law, according … Continue reading IP in Islamic Law? Deriving Similar Patent Regimes from John Locke and the Qurʾān