Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim [of Malaysia] . . . said the government is still discussing the tabling of the Mufti (Federal Territories) Bill, … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS As Iran is headed to snap elections following the death of its president, pundits have noted how the "Vali-e Faqih, or the watchman of Islamic … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Following King Mohammed VI's public statement regarding legal reform, Morocco has been reported to be working on significant family law reform, with ongoing controversies on … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The United States and human rights defenders [...] renewed a call for Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban to allow female students to return to universities and ensure … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Constitutionalism and Islamic Law: A Critique of M. H. Kamali's Approach" (Tanazur Research Journal 4, no. 2 (2023)), Muhammad Rafeeq Shinwari (Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University) … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "The use of Cayman Islands structures in Islamic real estate financings in the UK" (JD Supra, November 14, 2023), Walkers attorneys outline how Islamic … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Human Rights Norms from Below" (Yale Journal of International Law 48, no. 1 (2023)), Adnan A. Zulfiqar (Rutgers Law School) "argues that effective promotion … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that 'when the Taliban enacted restrictive bans on higher education for women, governments from across the Muslim world … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Can the Taliban Be Convinced to Reverse Course?" (Human Rights Watch, February 12, 2023), John Sifton and Fereshta Abbasi (HRW), commenting on the Taliban's … 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