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


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 London).

Foster, Nicholas H.D. (2006) Encounters between legal systems: recent cases concerning Islamic commercial law in secular courts. Amicus Curiae, 2006 (68). pp. 2-9. ISSN 1461-2097


Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Amicus Curiae, Issue 68, November/December 2006, pp.2-9
Subjects:Law
Keywords:Commercial law, Islamic law, Sharia, Shari'a, Islamic law -- Western countries.
Divisions:Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Collections:Amicus Curiae
Deposited By:Steven Whittle
Date Deposited:09 Jun 2011 15:16
Last Modified:04 Aug 2011 19:34
ItemID:2925
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