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

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Islamic Law Review of the Dropshipping System" (Journal of Family Law and Islamic Court 2, no. 1 (2024)), Jusmaliah Jusmaliah and others "analyze the … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Freedwomen in ʿAbd al-Razzāq’s al-Muṣannaf

By Elizabeth Urban Scholars who have studied manumission in early Islamic contexts have usually focused on male freedmen (mawālī).[1] Conversely, scholars who have studied unfree women have usually focused on … Continue reading Freedwomen in ʿAbd al-Razzāq’s al-Muṣannaf

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Among the people from whom US Senator Bob Menendez is alleged to have taken luxury gifts is "Wael Hana, the head of IS EG Halal … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "In an unusual petition filed with the Jerusalem District Court, Israel's Population Authority [has demanded] the annulment of a young Muslim man's conversion carried out … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS " Ismail ibn Musa Menk, a Muslim scholar in Zimbabwe whose online videos have a big international viewership" recently asked his followers, "You know why … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Celebrating Maimonides in Cairo (1935): Jewish historiography, Islamic philosophy and the nahḍa" (Contemporary Levant 2023), Lucia Admiraal (University of Groningen) "focuses on representations of … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "A United Nations expert [said] that the Taliban's treatment of Afghan women and girls could amount to gender apartheid as their rights continue to be … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law Mohammad Fadel (University of Toronto Faculty of Law) reviews Rudolph Peters' Shariʿa, Justice and Legal Order (Leiden and Boston, MA: Brill, 2020) in the Journal of … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan, the heir apparent of the Jordanian royal family who trace their lineage to the Prophet Muḥammad, … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup