islawmix: Bringing Clarity to Islamic Law in the News

islawmix connects news readers, media producers, and legal scholars with credible, authoritative information about trends in Islamic law (“shari’a”). islawmix scholars map, analyze and respond to the growing landscape of news stories about Islamic law in traditional and new media. islawmix scholars have advanced degrees in American law (JD) and in the study of Islamic law (PhD), or the equivalent, and teach issues of contemporary Islamic law and society in American law schools. islawmix is…

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KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights

KARAMAH is one of the central sources of scholarship on Islamic Law. Through original and gathered content, our research department educates Muslim and Interfaith communities about Shari’ah in general and the rights afforded to women in Islam, as well as conflict resolution, civil rights, and leadership. In addition to providing various works of scholarship, KARAMAH also disseminates the scholarship of Muslim jurists and other scholars from around the world, creating a strong body of knowledge…

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Heaven on Earth: A Journey Through Shari’a Law by Sadakat Kadri

Almost 1400 years after the Prophet Muḥammad first articulated God’s law -the Sharī’ah- its earthly interpreters are still arguing over what it means. Hardliners reduce it to amputations, veiling, holy war and stoning. Others say that it is humanity’s only guarantee of a just society. In Heaven On Earth, the criminal barrister and prizewinning writer, Sadakat Kadri, sets out to see who is right.

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