Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "An Iranian prisoner has had four of his fingers amputated after being accused of stealing five sheep from a farm owned by a member of … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Analysis of the Islamic Law and its Compatibility with Artificial Intelligence as a Emerging Challenge of the Modern World" (Annals of Human and Social … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Unveiling the Silenced Suffering of Women in Afghanistan: a Multi-Dimensional Analysis" (Journal on Vulnerable Community Development 1, no. 1 (2023)), Kavitha L. (University of … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS A proposed law in Israel aims to discourage polygamy, which is already unrecognized and illegal save for exceptional circumstances, which members of the Bedouin community … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law Family Law and Gender in the Middle East and North Africa: Change and Stasis since the Arab Spring (Cambridge University Press, 2023), edited by Adrien … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that 'when the Taliban enacted restrictive bans on higher education for women, governments from across the Muslim world … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS After Yul Edochie, the Nollywood actor and politician, announced that he has a second wife who has delivered a baby boy, debates about Nigeria's marriage … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: In Familial Undercurrents: Untold Stories of Love and Marriage in Modern Iran (Duke University Press, 2022), Afsaneh Najmabadi (Harvard University) "uncovers her family’s complex experiences … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Following the ruling by the Karnataka (India) High Court that hijāb is not an "essential" part of Islam, advocates have started preparing to take the … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Hum Do Hamare Do* and Sharī’a in India

By Nikhil Goyal 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 … Continue reading Hum Do Hamare Do* and Sharī’a in India