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Is There Room in the U.S. Legal System for Halacha and Sharia?

Professors Asifa Quaraishi-Landes University of Wisconsin Law School and a SHARIAsource senior scholar, Haider Hamoudi of University of Pittsburgh Law School and a SHARIAsource contributor, and other scholars of Islamic law and Jewish law will discuss whether and how the U.S. legal system can accommodate Halacha and sharia. They will look at Soleiman v. Soleiman and Garcia v. Church of Scientology, among other cases. This session is one of three  on Islamic law at the AALS Annual Meeting this year, and is jointly sponsored by the Sections on Jewish Law and Islamic Law. Read More

SHARIAsource MESA Reception

Intisar Rabb, Founding Editor-In-Chief, SHARIAsource, Professor at HLS Thurs, Nov 17 | 6.00-7.00p | Location: Austin 102, Harvard Law School, 1515 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA… Read More

Comparing and Sharing Digital Archival Projects and Resources

Maxim Romanov, Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt-Lehrstuhl für Digital Humanities, Institut für Informatik, Universität Leipzig Intisar Rabb, Founding Editor-In-Chief, SHARIAsource, Professor at HLS Thurs, Nov… Read More

From Text to Map: Arabic Biographical Collections and Geospatial Analysis

Maxim Romanov, Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt-Lehrstuhl für Digital Humanities, Institut für Informatik, Universität Leipzig Thurs, Nov 17 | 12.00-1.30p | Thousands of fully-digitized texts… Read More

Using Corpus Analysis to Study Media Discourse: Islamic Marriage Reform in India and Pakistan

Research Methods Talk :: Using Corpus Analysis to Study Media Discourse: Comparing Discussions of Islamic Marriage Reform in India and Pakistan Sharon Tai, Research Editor,… Read More

Public Discourse and the Internet

Intisar Rabb, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Faculty Director, SHARIAsource Jonathan Zittrain, Co-Founder, Director, and Faculty Chair, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society… Read More

Islamic Law’s Duty to Fight: Claiming Jurisdiction over Jihad

Adnan Zulfiqar, Sharswood Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Law School Wed, Sep 21 | 5.00-7.00p Presented at the International and Comparative Law Workshop, convened by Professors… Read More