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Commodifying 'Islamic Law' in the U.S. Legal Academy


Lena Salaymeh


UC Berkeley School of Law

2013

Journal of Legal Education, 2014, Forthcoming
UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2214394

Abstract:     
This short essay is a critical examination of the place of Islamic legal scholarship in the U.S. legal academy. It explores how market demands for "Islamic law" affect knowledge production and offers cautionary suggestions.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 6

Keywords: legal academy, Islamic law, legal education, Islamic legal history, law schools, Islamic jurisprudence, AALS, Islamic law scholarship, comparative law

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Date posted: February 10, 2013  

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Salaymeh, Lena, Commodifying 'Islamic Law' in the U.S. Legal Academy (2013). Journal of Legal Education, 2014, Forthcoming; UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 2214394. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2214394

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Lena Salaymeh (Contact Author)
UC Berkeley School of Law ( email )
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Boalt Hall MC 7200
Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
United States
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