Court Order Blocks Oklahoma Amendment On Islamic Law

OKLAHOMA CITY - (AP) A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday to block a new amendment to the Oklahoma Constitution that would prohibit state courts from considering international or Islamic law when deciding cases. U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange handed down the order after...

Hearing Over Tennessee Mosque Puts Islam On Trial

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - (AP) Islam is suddenly on trial in a booming Nashville suburb, where opponents of a new mosque have spent six days in court trying to link it to what they claim is a conspiracy to take over America by imposing restrictive religious rule. The hearing is supposed to be about. . ....

Understanding Islamic Law

Understanding Islamic Law (Shari'a) is the first comprehensive textbook and treatise on Islamic law written by an American law professor for the English-speaking market. Written by Raj Bhala, Rice Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas, School of Law, the book is the first to systematically...

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