Islamic Law Lexicon :: Ribâ

This is a definition of ribâ by scholars Mohammad Fadel, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair for the Law and Economics of Islamic Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Ibrahim…

Islamic Law Lexicon :: Fatwā

By Alicia Daniel Citation: Sherman A. Jackson, Kramer versus Kramer in a Tenth/Sixteenth Century Egyptian Court: Post-Formative Jurisprudence between Exigency and Law, Islamic L. & Society 8, 27–51 (2001). Sherman…

Islamic Law Lexicon :: Waqf

David S. Powers, The Islamic Family Endowment (Waqf), 32 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 1167 (1999). *Note: All quotes are from the above article. Short definition: waqf: “endowment” Long definition: Centuries before the trust…