Asifa Quraishi-Landes

University of Wisconsin Law School

975 Bascom Mall

Madison, WI 53706

United States

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Ideas:
“  I'm currently working on a book manuscript, tentatively titled "Islamic Reconstitutionalism," in which I propose a new model of Islamic constitutionalism for today's Muslim-majority countries.  ”

Scholarly Papers (11)

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Her Honor: An Islamic Critique of the Rape Laws of Pakistan from a Woman-Sensitive Perspective

Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 18, No. 287, 1997, Women of Faith: Muslim Women Scholar-Activitists in North America (2000), Syracuse University Press, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper Archival Collection
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2013
Asifa Quraishi-Landes
University of Wisconsin Law School
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Hudood Ordinance, Islamize, Pakistan, Zia ul-Haq, Quran, zina, hadd, eyewitness, crime, prosecute, rape, rape laws

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Who Says Shari'a Demands the Stoning of Women? A Description of Islamic Law and Constitutionalism

Berkeley Journal of Middle Eastern & Islamic Law, Vol. 1, pp. 163-177, 2008, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 08-30, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1059
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2010
Asifa Quraishi-Landes
University of Wisconsin Law School
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Islam, Muslims, Islamic law, shari'a, sharia, fiqh, women, Islamic law and women, constitutionalism, Islamic constitutions, Islamic constitutionalism, hudood, hudud, Islamic criminal law, rape, adultery, zina, stoning, Islamic state

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What If Sharia Weren’t the Enemy? Rethinking International Women’s Rights Advocacy on Islamic Law

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 25, No. 5, 2011, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1154
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Asifa Quraishi-Landes
University of Wisconsin Law School
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Feminism, Islamic Law, Sharia, Islam, Muslim, Women, Women's Rights

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Interpreting the Qur'an and the Constitution: Similarities in the Use of Text, Tradition, and Reason in Islamic and American Jurisprudence

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 28, p. 67, 2006, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1036
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Feb 2007
Asifa Quraishi-Landes
University of Wisconsin Law School
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Constitution, constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, interpretive theory, originalism, living constitution, textualism, historical meaning, original intent, original understanding, constitutional purpose, literalism, plain meaning, legal theory, jurisprudence, Islam, Muslim, Islamic law,

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The Sharia Problem with Sharia Legislation

Ohio North University Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 545, 2015, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1361
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Asifa Quraishi-Landes
University of Wisconsin Law School
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Islam, Sharia, Sharia Legislation, Islamic Constitutionalism, Islamic rule of law

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Islamic Constitutionalism: Not Secular. Not Theocratic. Not Impossible.

16 Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion 553 (2015), Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1384
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Jun 2016
Asifa Quraishi-Landes
University of Wisconsin Law School
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Islamic Constitutionalism, Separation of Church and State, Secularism, Theocracy, Constititional Theory, Muslim, Islamic Law, Jurisprudence, constitutional law, thought experiment

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No Altars: A Survey of Islamic Family Law in United States

WOMEN'S RIGHTS AND ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW: PERSPECTIVES ON REFORM, Zed Books, 2004, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 1236
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2013
Asifa Quraishi-Landes and Najeeba Syeed-Miller
University of Wisconsin Law School and Independent
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divorce, Muslim, Muslim divorce, Islamic family law, American Muslim, jurisdiction, Islamic contract, mahr

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On Fallibility and Finality: Why Thinking Like a Qadi Helps Me Understand American Constitutional Law

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2009, No. 2, 2009, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1233
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2013
Asifa Quraishi-Landes
University of Wisconsin Law School
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Islamic law, sharia, fiqh, qadi, judge, judiciary, judicial, Supreme Court, methodology, constitutional law

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Rumors of the Sharia Threat are Greatly Exaggerated: What American Judges Really Do with Islamic Family Law in Their Courtrooms

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 245, 2013, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1253
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 16 Mar 2014
Asifa Quraishi-Landes
University of Wisconsin Law School
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Islamic Law, Religious Law and Legislation, Sex Discrimination Against Women, Family Courts

From a Gasp to a Gamble: A Proposed Test for Unconscionability

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 25, No. 187, 1991, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper Archival Collection
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2013
Asifa Quraishi-Landes
University of Wisconsin Law School
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doctrine of unconscionability, Uniform Commercial Code, Islamic law, oppressive and unfair contracts, riba, unjust enrichment

From a Gasp to a Gamble: A Proposed Test for Unconscionability

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 25, 1991
Posted: 05 Mar 2021
Asifa Quraishi-Landes
University of Wisconsin Law School

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sharia, Islamic law, contracts, unconscionability, UCC, 2-302, Uniform Commercial Code

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A Meditation on Mahr, Modernity, and Muslim Marriage Contract Law

Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1698
Posted: 09 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 03 May 2021
Asifa Quraishi-Landes
University of Wisconsin Law School

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sharia, Islam, Islamic law, fiqh, marriage, divorce, mahr, women, contracts, partnership