Encounters between legal systems: recent cases concerning Islamic commercial law in secular courts
AbstractNicholas 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 London).
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