Scholarship in “Plain English”: Noah Feldman on Political Equality in Islam

By Cem Tecimer Citation: Cem Tecimer, Review of Noah Feldman, “Political Equality and the Islamic State” [30 Philosophical Topics 253 (2002)], Islamic Law Blog (2017) Summary In this article, Noah Feldman addresses the question whether political equality is possible in a state that recognizes Islam as a  state religion. His central question is this: can … Continue reading Scholarship in “Plain English”: Noah Feldman on Political Equality in Islam

REVIEW: Judges on Cushions and Under Trees: Thoughts on “Qāḍī Justice” and Hyperpolemics (A Review of Intisar Rabb, “Against Kadijustiz” (2015))

Guest contributor Haider Hamoudi reviews Professor Intisar Rabb's, SHARIAsource founding editor-in-chief, new article in the Suffolk Law Review entitled Against Kadijustiz: On the Negative Citation of Foreign Law. Rabb focuses on how American courts have utilized inaccurate portrayals of "qāḍī justice" as antitheses to American court procedures. Hamoudi notes that this point is all the more important when one … Continue reading REVIEW: Judges on Cushions and Under Trees: Thoughts on “Qāḍī Justice” and Hyperpolemics (A Review of Intisar Rabb, “Against Kadijustiz” (2015))