Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The Supreme Court [of India] [is set to] examine a 2021 ruling of the Kerala High Court affirming a Muslim woman’s right to pronounce extrajudicial … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The Sindh High Court (SHC) [in Pakistan] has issued repeated notices to the Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA) and parents of a teenage girl on … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

How to do things with translation: ‘Personal law’

By Iza Hussin Whereas the first of these posts focussed on translation between one text and another, and the second on one set of vocabularies to another, this third post … Continue reading How to do things with translation: ‘Personal law’

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Indian Union Women’s League (IUWL) has requested the Indian Parliament to not amend Muslim personal law in a way that would contravene Islamic law. "The … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Scholars of Islamic law have continued to debate the question of whether the use of cryptocurrencies is permissible under Islamic law.  For more content and … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Late Ottoman Beiruti Waqfs: Closeness to God (Qurba) and Charity for the Family

By Nada Moumtaz In my book, God’s Property: Islam, Charity, and the Modern State, I seek to explain the contours of the contemporary waqf revival in Beirut against a longue … Continue reading Late Ottoman Beiruti Waqfs: Closeness to God (Qurba) and Charity for the Family