August DILL Student Analyses :: Omar Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar

The Islamic Law Blog is continuing to feature Harvard student comments on primary sources related to Islamic law. Our student editor for August is Omar, a PhD candidate in the History and Middle East Studies program at Harvard. Each month, we feature a series of three comments written by a student in the Digital Islamic … Continue reading August DILL Student Analyses :: Omar Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar

July DILL Student Analyses :: Nicholas Kellum

The Islamic Law Blog is continuing to feature Harvard student comments on primary sources related to Islamic law. Our student editor for the month of July is Nicholas, a second-year JD student at Harvard Law School. Each month, we feature a series of three comments written by a student in the Digital Islamic Law Lab … Continue reading July DILL Student Analyses :: Nicholas Kellum

Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Regulation on De-Radicalization

By Limeng Sun This post is part of the Digital Islamic Law Lab (DILL) series, in which a Harvard student analyzes a primary source of Islamic law, previously workshopped in the DIL Lab. Regulation Summary: In March 2017, Xinjiang, a territory in northwest China, enacted the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Regulation on De-Radicalization (“2017 Regulation”), which designated … Continue reading Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Regulation on De-Radicalization

Talāq, Sex Equality, and Due Process

By Limeng Sun This post is part of the Digital Islamic Law Lab (DILL) series, in which a Harvard student analyzes a primary source of Islamic law, previously workshopped in the DIL Lab. Case Summary: The Maryland Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, in a case of first impression, held that the enforcement of a talāq … Continue reading Talāq, Sex Equality, and Due Process

Interpreting Sharī’a in Amina Lawal v. State

By Limeng Sun This post is part of the Digital Islamic Law Lab (DILL) series, in which a Harvard student analyzes a primary source of Islamic law, previously workshopped in the DIL Lab. Case Summary: This blog post examines Amina Lawal v. State, a criminal case adjudicated by the Sharī‘a Court of Appeal of Katsina State, Nigeria.[1] … Continue reading Interpreting Sharī’a in Amina Lawal v. State

June DILL Student Analyses :: Limeng Sun

The Islamic Law Blog is continuing to feature Harvard student comments on primary sources related to Islamic law. Our student editor for the month of June is Limeng, a second-year JD student at Harvard Law School. Each month, we feature a series of three comments written by a student in the Digital Islamic Law Lab … Continue reading June DILL Student Analyses :: Limeng Sun

The Ḥanafī Israeli Supreme Court

By Jonathan Korn This post is part of the Digital Islamic Law Lab (DILL) series, in which a Harvard student analyzes a primary source of Islamic law, previously workshopped in the DIL Lab. Case Summary: The document discussed in this post is a translation of an Israeli Supreme Court (the “Court”) decision from 2013 in which the … Continue reading The Ḥanafī Israeli Supreme Court

Constitutionalizing Transgender Rights in Malaysia

By Jonathan Korn This post is part of the Digital Islamic Law Lab (DILL) series, in which a Harvard student analyzes a primary source of Islamic law, previously workshopped in the DIL Lab. Case Summary: In 2014, a Malaysian federal court invalidated an Islamic state law criminalizing the public behavior and appearance of transwomen (people … Continue reading Constitutionalizing Transgender Rights in Malaysia

Adjudicating Jewish Mysticism in Yemen

By Jonathan Korn This post is part of the Digital Islamic Law Lab (DILL) series, in which a Harvard student analyzes a primary source of Islamic law, previously workshopped in the DIL Lab. Case Summary: In 1914, a Zaydī judge in Sanaa issued a ruling binding the Jewish community of Sanaa. A minority of the community had … Continue reading Adjudicating Jewish Mysticism in Yemen

May DILL Student Analyses :: Jonathan Korn

The Islamic Law Blog is continuing to feature Harvard student comments on primary sources related to Islamic law. Our second student editor for the month of May is Jonathan, a third-year JD student at Harvard Law School from Miami, FL. Each month, we  feature a series of three comments written by a student in the Digital … Continue reading May DILL Student Analyses :: Jonathan Korn