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Sharia in the west

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Submitted by Dick Mulliken (United States), Aug 5, 2009 at 17:02

The activities cited reflect the actions of individuals. I don't believe they are responding to fatwas issues by Sharia courts. Moreover, even if there had been such decrees, I don't believe it poses a fundamental challenge to Islamic jurisprudence any more than Plessy vs. Ferguson does to the validity of our constitution.

There are an enormous number of issues bearing on Sharia law. ranging from jurisdictional consistency to rules of evidence to rules of courtroom procedure to the relation of statute law to the courts to the codification of precedent. These are serious issues deserving dispassionate analysis and discussion. ...

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