Accommodating Muslims under Common Law: A Comparative by Salim Farrar,Ghena Krayem

By Salim Farrar,Ghena Krayem

The ebook explores the connection among Muslims, the typical legislations and Shar??ah post-9/11. The ebook seems on the lodging of Shar??ah legislations inside Western universal legislation criminal traditions and the position of the judiciary, particularly, in drawing obstacles for secular democratic states with Muslim populations who wish resolutions to conflicts that still conform to the dictates in their faith.

Salim Farrar and Ghena Krayem examine the query of popularity of Shar??ah by way of how the flexibilities that exists in either the typical legislations and Shar??ah supply unexplored avenues for navigation and lodging. the difficulty is explored in a comparative context throughout numerous jurisdictions and case legislations is tested within the contexts of relations legislations, company and crime from chosen jurisdictions with major Muslim minority populations together with: Australia, Canada, England and Wales, and the U.S.. The e-book examines how Muslims and the wider neighborhood have framed their claims for attractiveness opposed to a backdrop of terrorism fears, and the way universal legislation judiciaries have answered inside of their constitutional and statutory confines and likewise in the modern contexts of calls for for equality, neutrality and common human rights. Acknowledging the inherent pragmatism, flexibility and values of the typical legislations, the authors argue that the arguable factor of lodging of Shar??ah isn't inevitably person who calls for the institution of a separate and parallel felony system.

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