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Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern law; v.10, 2003-2004.


Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern law; v.10, 2003-2004.

Ed. by Eugene Cotran and Martin Lau.

Brill Academic Publishers


510 pages




Cotran and Lau, both affiliated with the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, gather articles, country surveys, documents, cases, and a book review reflecting the current situation in Islamic and Middle Eastern law. Documents shed light on legislation concerning child abduction, the environment, and the Sudan peace agreement, and cases are devoted to problems caused by the construction of a wall in the occupied Palestinian territory. Article topics include mechanisms of political capture in Pakistan's superior courts, owing and owning in Islamic and Western law, and Muslim family law in Sri Lanka.

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Date:May 1, 2006
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