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 legislation and Shar??ah post-9/11. The e-book appears on the lodging of Shar??ah legislations inside of Western universal legislations criminal traditions and the function of the judiciary, particularly, in drawing barriers for secular democratic states with Muslim populations who wish resolutions to conflicts that still agree to the dictates in their faith.

Salim Farrar and Ghena Krayem think about the query of popularity of Shar??ah via how the flexibilities that exists in either the typical legislation and Shar??ah offer unexplored avenues for navigation and lodging. the difficulty is explored in a comparative context throughout a number of jurisdictions and case legislations is tested within the contexts of kin legislations, enterprise and crime from chosen jurisdictions with major Muslim minority populations together with: Australia, Canada, England and Wales, and the U.S.. The publication examines how Muslims and the wider group have framed their claims for popularity opposed to a backdrop of terrorism fears, and the way universal legislation judiciaries have answered inside 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 legislation, the authors argue that the arguable factor of lodging of Shar??ah isn't really unavoidably one who calls for the institution of a separate and parallel criminal system.

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