Weekend Scholarship Roundup

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

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Following King Mohammed VI's public statement regarding legal reform, Morocco has been reported to be working on significant family law reform, with ongoing controversies on … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Thinking about the medieval state from a Moroccan perspective: Writing The Almoravid Maghrib" (ARC Humanities Press, February 16, 2024), Camilo Gómez-Rivas (University of California … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "A Quran burning and a string of requests to approve protests involving the destruction of more holy books have left Sweden torn between its commitment … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Indonesia's Religious Affairs Ministry has stated that it is in talks with Saudi Arabia and the two countries "are looking for ways to reduce the … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "A Saudi national has been sentenced to death for smuggling banned amphetamine tablets near the country's northern border with Jordan, the Saudi Press Agency reported … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Afghanistan’s supreme leader has ordered judges to fully enforce aspects of Islamic law that include public executions, stonings and floggings, and the amputation of limbs … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Mehmet Oz, a television personality and retired surgeon of Turkish descent, who is running in Pennsylvania for the United States Senate, when asked about his … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup