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The Substantive Pull of Procedure in Early Islamic Courts: The Curious Case of Bughaybigha

October 10, 2016 @ 12:15 pm
UCLA School of Law, Room 1457,

A lecture by Intisar A. Rabb (Harvard Law School)

Intisar A. Rabb is a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and director of its Islamic Legal Studies Program: SHARIAsource. She also holds an appointment as a Professor of History and as a Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard. She has published the monograph, Doubt in Islamic Law (Cambridge University Press 2015), an edited volume, Law and Tradition in Classical Islamic Thought(with Michael Cook, Asma Sayeed, et al., Palgrave 2013), and articles on Islamic constitutionalism, Islamic legal maxims, and on the early history of the Qur’an text. She received a BA from Georgetown University, a JD from Yale Law School, and an MA and PhD from Princeton University. She has conducted research in Egypt, Iran, Syria, and elsewhere.

Cost : Free and open to the public

Johanna Romero
310-825-1181
cnes@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, International & Comparative Law Program (ICLP) at UCLA School of Law, UCLA Islamic Studies