Islamic Law in a Nutshell

Author: Hamoudi, Haider Ala
Edition: 1st
Copyright Date: 2020
  • Publication Date: November 25th, 2019
  • ISBN: 9781628100426
  • Subject: Religion and Law
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: This Nutshell discusses the manner in which Islamic law is applied and adjudicated in modern states. This includes the enactment of legislation derived from Islamic law, the drafting of contracts to comply with Islamic law, and the adjudication of Islamic law disputes in courts in Muslim and non-Muslim majority nations, including the United States. Subject areas include family law, inheritance law, Islamic finance, criminal law, constitutional law, and Islamic law.