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Hamzić, Vanja (2014) Understanding Crime in Islamic Jurisprudence and Muslim Societies (Part 1 of the author’s lecture series ‘Crime in Islamic Legal Tradition: A Reappraisal’). In: Global Law and Economic Policy Workshop, Institute for Global Law and Policy (of Harvard Law School), January 2014, Hamad bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar.

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Abstract

This lecture discusses some of the elementary concepts relating to Islamic criminal law and justice and then briefly focuses on four specific examples, some historical and some contemporary, of the diversity immanent to this field; a diversity based on what might be termed as a culture of judicial disagreement - a culture of ikhtilaf.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Items (Lecture)
SOAS Departments & Centres: Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > School of Law
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Law and Social Sciences > School of Law > Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (CIMEL)
School Research Centres > Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law
Departments and Subunits > School of Law
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
K Law > KB Religious Law in General > KBP Islamic Law
K Law > KL Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2014 09:16
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/19047

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