By Athina Pfeiffer Professor Marina Rustow's note: "Having been asked twice now to contribute to the ILB, I’ve been making my way into the corpus of Islamic notarial documents preserved … Continue reading Documents of Sale as Living Objects
By Marina Rustow Legal documents have survived from the medieval Islamic world in considerable quantity, but the mystery of their quotidian production and use abides. The mystery concerns personnel and … Continue reading Are Medieval Arabic Judicial Documents as Opaque as They Look?
ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Carpenter Wellington PLLC published a brief but comprehensive introduction to Islamic finance and how it interacts with traditional Islamic law. A recent review published by … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup
SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: In "Legal Canons—In the Classroom and in the Courtroom or, Comparative Perspective on the Origins of Islamic Legal Canons, 1265–1519" (Villanova Law Review 66, no. … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup