Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Italy's Prime Minister Georgia Meloni recently stated that there is an incompatibility between "Islamic culture or a certain interpretation of Islamic culture and the rights … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS A Nigerian woman has been jailed for blasphemy for 18 months over WhatsApp message that criticized a mob action against another person accused of having … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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 " 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 According to data from India's Darul Qaza, or Islamic arbitration center, more divorces have been sought through khula, whereby the woman petitions a judge for … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS The Supreme Court of Pakistan recently held that a woman's right to be "maintained," that is, to be provided by her husband with resources adequate … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: In "‘The Best Interests of the Child’ Under Islamic Law" (in Child Rights to Guardianship, Springer: 2022), Ali Omar Ali Mesrati (University of Bahrain) explores … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

What does Equality Mean in the Colonies?

By Nurfadzilah Yahaya Two phenomena struck me as particularly incongruous while researching for my book Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast and plagued me throughout the process of … Continue reading What does Equality Mean in the Colonies?

The Danial Latifi Case: Shah Bano Redux

By Nikhil Goyal This post is part of the Digital Islamic Law Lab (DILL) series, in which a Harvard student analyzes a primary source of Islamic law, previously workshopped in the DIL … Continue reading The Danial Latifi Case: Shah Bano Redux