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

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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

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

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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

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Military grocery stores need to provide more options to meet the needs of service members and families with religious dietary requirements, a pair of congressional lawmakers … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law Relationships Rights and Legal Pluralism: The Inadequacy of Marriage Laws in Europe (Routledge, 2025) (forthcoming), edited by Mateusz Stępień and Anna Juzaszek (Jagiellonian University) "brings … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Iran’s president, Ebrahim Raisi, together with Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and other officials and crew were killed on Sunday when their helicopter crashed during bad … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In Muslim Women between Community and Individual Rights: Legal Pluralism and Marriage in South Africa (Springer, 2024), Fatima Mukaddam (University of Luzern, Switzerland) "presents an … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Under the Taliban government's austere interpretation of Islamic law, the 'mahram' practice long rooted in Afghan society has become compulsory." For more content and context … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

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SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Finding the Faqīhāt: women’s legal scholarship and biography in premodern Morocco" (The Journal of North African Studies 29, no. 1 (2024)), Rosemary Admiral (The University … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup