::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “Markets and the Making of the Islamic World” by Fahad A. Bishara

Summarized by Hadi Qazwini This post is part of the Roundtable on the History of Islamic International Law.  It is a summary of Fahad A. Bishara's contribution titled "Markets and the Making of the Islamic World" to volume eight of the Cambridge History of International Law series, co-edited by Intisar Rabb and Umut Özsu. Fahad … Continue reading ::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “Markets and the Making of the Islamic World” by Fahad A. Bishara

Privacy in Islamic Law in the Modern State

Guest contributors Vidusha Mardi and Bhaira Acharya examine issues of privacy and the state in Islamic law with the baseline argument that privacy is the default rule in Islamic law and that the public sphere, into which the state may intrude, is the exception to this rule. As they put it, Islamic law recognizes that "every society [must] impose certain requirements … Continue reading Privacy in Islamic Law in the Modern State