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Conference: Criminal Law Developments in Muslim-Majority Countries
March 5, 2019 - March 6, 2019
Criminal Law Developments in the Muslim-Majority Countries in the Light of Interaction between Shari’a and Law
In response to a complex of internal and international factors, the judicial and legal structures of Muslim majority countries have changed drastically in the recent decades. Importantly, the experience of modern criminal law in the context of constitutional making processes in the Muslim countries has not been thoroughly discussed yet – particularly, from a comparative perspective. Against this background, this project aims to make a strong contribution to the debate on criminal law reform in the context of public demand for Islamic justice.
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SHARIAsource Senior Scholar Asifa Quraishi-Landes will be presenting on “A New Constitutional Solution to the Challenge of Islamic Criminal Law,” and South Asia Editor Zubair Abbasi will be presenting on “Judicial Application of Hudood Laws in Pakistan.”