Encounters between legal systems: recent cases concerning Islamic commercial law in secular courts

Nicholas H.D. Foster


Nicholas H.D. Foster, School of Law, School
of Oriental and African Studies, University of London considers
questions concerning Islamic law, including its suitability for
the modern commercial world and the appropriateness of
western-style courts for enforcement of the shari'a. An article
published in Amicus Curiae – Journal of the Society for Advanced
Legal Studies at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. The
Journal is produced by SALS at the IALS (Institute of Advanced
Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of

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