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

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law Relationships Rights and Legal Pluralism: The Inadequacy of Marriage Laws in Europe (Routledge, 2025) (forthcoming), edited by Mateusz Stępień and Anna Juzaszek (Jagiellonian University) "brings … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Iran’s president, Ebrahim Raisi, together with Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and other officials and crew were killed on Sunday when their helicopter crashed during bad … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In Muslim Women between Community and Individual Rights: Legal Pluralism and Marriage in South Africa (Springer, 2024), Fatima Mukaddam (University of Luzern, Switzerland) "presents an … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship 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 "Indonesian Islamic parties have proposed legislation banning alcohol consumption that could see offenders jailed for up to two years[.]" "Ches Special Risk has launched Canada’s … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "The Status of Music in Islamic Law: Ibn Ḥajar al-Haytamī’s (d. 974/1567) Treatise Against Recreation in its Polemical Context" (Islamic Law and Society, March … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Petition from a captive wife (1853)

By Rozaliya Garipova[1] Mahibädär ‘Abdurrakhman qizi sent a petition to the Orenburg Muslim Spiritual Assembly (hereafter the OA) on December 12, 1852. The OA received the report on the 20th … Continue reading Petition from a captive wife (1853)

Married but not Married (1861)

By Rozaliya Garipova[1] In the previous case we saw that the two sides negotiated a marital contract but since the side of the groom could not pay the appointed mahr, … Continue reading Married but not Married (1861)

Married Before Marriage (1853)

By Rozaliya Garipova[1] On October 15, 1853, akhund[2] ‘Izzatullah ‘Abdulaziz ughli[3] prepared a report to the Orenburg Muslim Spiritual Assembly[4] (hereafter the OA) after hearing the testimonies of all the … Continue reading Married Before Marriage (1853)