Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Women's Rights and Duties in Classical Legal Literature" (in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Women (Oxford University Press, 2024)), Mariam Sheibani (Brandeis University) … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Listening to music, smoking hookah, and getting a Western-style haircut have all become punishable acts under the Taliban’s increasingly oppressive rule in Afghanistan, as highlighted … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Harmonization of State, Custom, and Islamic Law in Aceh: Perspective of Legal Pluralism" (Hasanuddin Law Review 10, no. 1 (2024)), Mursyid Djawas (Banda Aceh, … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law Professor Radwan El Sayed (Mohamed Bin Zayed University for Humanities) reviews Intisar A. Rabb (Harvard Law School) and Abigail Krasner Balbale's (New York University) edited … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

The road to the 1858 Ottoman Land Code: Theory and practice

By Fatma Gül Karagöz This is the fourth essay in a series of essays entitled "When usufruct became a credit source: The contract of the transfer with resumption (ferağ bi’l-vefa)." … Continue reading The road to the 1858 Ottoman Land Code: Theory and practice

The practice of tefviz bi’l-vefa (transfer with resumption) on miri (state-owned) land in 17th-century Istanbul courts

By Fatma Gül Karagöz This is the third essay in a series of essays entitled "When usufruct became a credit source: The contract of the transfer with resumption (ferağ bi’l-vefa)." … Continue reading The practice of tefviz bi’l-vefa (transfer with resumption) on miri (state-owned) land in 17th-century Istanbul courts

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Canonizing al-Furūq: Shihāb al-Dīn al-Qarāfī’s Text on Legal Maxims" (Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, June 7, 2024), Elias G. Saba (Grinnell College) discusses Shihāb … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Ferağ bi’l-vefa (transfer with resumption) and mortgage of miri (state-owned) land in seventeenth-century fatwās

By Fatma Gül Karagöz This is the second essay in a series of essays entitled "When usufruct became a credit source: The contract of the transfer with resumption (ferağ bi’l-vefa)." … Continue reading Ferağ bi’l-vefa (transfer with resumption) and mortgage of miri (state-owned) land in seventeenth-century fatwās

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 Our Editor-in-Chief Professor Intisar Rabb's (Harvard Law School) article, "Against Kadijustiz: On the Negative Citation of Foreign Law" (Suffolk University Law Review 48 (2015)) has … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup