Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The committee studying the conflicts between shariah laws and the Federal Constitution [of Malaysia] should include non-Muslim constitutional experts, Beruas MP Ngeh Koo Ham said." … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Belief as Status: Premodern Islamic Law, Duties, and the Martyr Conundrum" (American Journal of Legal History, October 12, 2023), Adnan A. Zulfiqar (Rutgers Law … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In International Law and Muslim States: Saudi Arabia in Context (Routledge, 2023),  Dawood Hamzah (SOAS) "examines the Saudi Arabia textualist approach to the two primary … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS The Taliban have arrested around 200 people suspected of engaging in witchcraft and sorcery, which the Taliban have stated "violate Islamic law by using amulets … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In Religion and Contract Law in Islam: From Medieval Trade to Global Finance (Routledge, 2023), Valentino Cattelan (Birmingham City University), "[u]ndertaking a search that spans … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Siyāsa Authority in the Colonial State

By Rabiat Akande In 1958, as negotiations over Nigeria’s impending independence from the British Empire were underway, the colonial government invited the muftī of Sudan, Sheikh Mohammed Abul Gasim, to … Continue reading Siyāsa Authority in the Colonial State

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS A bill aimed to enforce mandatory hijab laws more strictly passed through the Iranian legislature and is pending before the Guardian Council. Clerics and jurists … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In Muslim Prisoner Litigation: An Unsung American Tradition (University of California Press, 2023), SpearIt (University of Pittsburgh School of Law) explores how, "Islamic principles of … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Kuwait University is set to implement gender segregation in classrooms following an agreement between Kuwaiti MP Mohammed Haif al-Mutairi and the Minister of Education Adel … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The U.N. rights chief accused Afghanistan's ruling Taliban [...] of a 'shocking level of oppression' of women and girls and said human rights in the … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup