Français Español Русский 中文 عربي

MUSLIM LAW SYSTEMS AND MIXED SYSTEMS WITH A MUSLIM LAW TRADITION

The Muslim legal system is an autonomous legal system which is of a religious nature and predominantly based on the Koran. In a number of countries of Muslim tradition, it tends to be limited to the laws relating to personal status, although personal status can be rather broadly defined.

MUSLIM LAW MONOSYSTEMS

  • AFGHANISTAN
  • MALDIVES ISLANDS
  • SAUDI ARABIA

MIXED SYSTEMS OF MUSLIM LAW AND CIVIL LAW

  • ALGERIA
  • COMOROS ISLANDS
  • EGYPT
  • IRAN
  • IRAQ
  • LEBANON
  • LIBYA
  • MAURITANIA
  • MOROCCO
  • PALESTINE
  • SYRIA
  • TUNISIA

MIXED SYSTEM OF MUSLIM LAW AND CUSTOMARY LAW

  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
 

MIXED SYSTEMS OF MUSLIM LAW AND COMMON LAW

  • BANGLADESH
  • PAKISTAN
  • SINGAPORE
  • SUDAN

MIXED SYSTEMS OF MUSLIM LAW, CIVIL LAW AND CUSTOMARY LAW

  • DJIBOUTI
  • ERITREA
  • INDONESIA
  • JORDAN
  • KUWAIT
  • OMAN
  • TIMOR LESTE

MIXED SYSTEMS OF MUSLIM LAW, COMMON LAW AND CUSTOMARY LAW

  • BRUNEI
  • GAMBIA
  • INDIA
  • KENYA
  • MALAYSIA
  • NIGERIA

MIXED SYSTEMS OF MUSLIM LAW, COMMON LAW, CIVIL LAW AND CUSTOMARY LAW

  • BAHRAIN
  • QATAR
  • SOMALIA
  • YEMEN

MIXED SYSTEM OF CIVIL LAW, COMMON LAW, JEWISH LAW AND MUSLIM LAW

  • ISRAEL
 

MUSLIM LAW SYSTEMS BIBLIOGRAPHY

AL-AZMEH, A., (ed.), Islamic Law : Social and Historical Contexts, London, Routledge,1988.

ANDERSON, J.N.D., Islamic Law in the Modern World, New York,  New York University Press,1959.

ALDEEB, S., Introduction à la société musulmane : fondements, sources et principes, Paris, Eyrolles, 2006.

AN-NA’IM, A.A., (ed.), Islamic Family Law in a Changing World, London,  Zet Books Ltd., 2002.

BLEUCHOT, H., Droit musulman: approche anthropologique, t.1 : histoire, Aix-en-Provence, P.U. d’Aix-Marseille, 2000.

BOTIVEAU, B., Loi islamique et droits dans les sociétés arabes : mutation des systèmes juridiques du Moyen -Orient, Paris, Khartala, 1993.

HALLAQ, W., The Origins and Evolution of Islamic Law, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2005.

HOOKER, M.B., Islamic Law in South-East Asia, Oxford University Press, 1984.

LAPIDOTH-ESCHELBACHER, R., The Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden , The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1982.

MAWIL, I.-D., Islamic Law: From Historical Foundations to contemporary Practice, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2004.

MILLIOT, L., Introduction à l’étude du droit musulman, Paris, Sirey, 1952.

PEARL, D. and MENSKI, W., Muslim Family Law, 3rd ed., London, Sweet & Maxwell, 1998.

ROSEN, L., The Justice of Islam : Comparative Perspectives on Islamic Law and Society, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2000.

SCHACHT, J., Introduction au droit musulman, 2e éd., Paris, Maisonneuve et Larose, 2000.

YILMAZ, I., Muslim laws: Politics and Society in Modern Nation States, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2005.

WELCHMAN, L., Beyond the Code: Muslim Family Law and the Shari’a Judiciary in the Palestinian West Bank, The Hague, Kluwer Law International, 2000.

ELECTRONIC INFORMATION :

ISLAMIC LEGAL STUDIES :
http://www.law.harvard.edu/programs/ILSP/

ISLAM-CATALOGUE:
http://www.islamcatalogue.uni-leipzig.de/islawindex.html

© University of Ottawa
For additional information, consult our list of contacts.
Last updated: 2009.12.15