Nahed Samour is Fellow at the Law & Society Institute at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Faculty of Law where she is currently working on her habilitation. She researches and writes on Islamic law, German constitutional law and public international law. In her work on early Islamic adjudication, she has published Samour, “A Critique of Adjudication: Formative Moments in Early Islamic Legal History”, in: Intisar A. Rabb/ Abigail Krasner Balbale (eds.) Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts, Cambridge, MA: Harvard Islamic Legal Studies; Harvard University Press, (2018), p. 44-66. Samour, “Kooperation, Konfrontation, Kooptation: Eine frühe Kritik der Rechtsprechung,” in Cefli Ademi, Matthias Rohe (eds.), Jahrbuch für islamische Rechtswissenschaft 2021, C.H.Beck Verlag, (2021), p. 67-87; and Samour, “Autoritäten im Recht – Islamische Justizforschung,” in: Thomas Pierson, Peter Oestmann, Thorsten Keiser (eds.) Wege zur Rechtsgeschichte; Böhlau Verlag (forthcoming 2022), p. 320-337.