Anver M. Emon

University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

Professor and Canada Research Chair in Islamic Law and History

84 Queens Park

Toronto, Ontario M5S2C5

Canada

University of Toronto Department of History

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

The Limits of Constitutionalism in the Muslim World: History and Identity in Islamic Law

Constitutional Design for Divided Societies, Forthcoming, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 08-09
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jan 2008
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Islamic Law, Sharia, constitutionalism, religious minority, law, religion

Islamic Law and the Canadian Mosaic: Politics, Jurisprudence, and Multicultural Accommodation

U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 947149
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Nov 2006
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Islamic Law and the Canadian Mosaic Politics, Jurisprudence, and Multicultural Accommodation

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, 2007
Posted: 01 May 2006
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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Islamic law, civil society, Canada, Ontario, family law, arbitration

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Natural Law and Natural Rights in Islamic Law

Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 20, p. 351, 2004-2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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On Islam and Islamic Natural Law: A Response to the International Theological Commission's 'Look at Natural Law'

SEARCHING FOR A UNIVERSAL ETHIC, John Berkman, William C. Mattison, eds., Eerdmans Publishing, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Feb 2011
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Islamic Law, Natural Law, International Theological Commission, Universal Ethics

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The Paradox of Equality and the Politics of Difference: Gender Equality, Islamic Law, and the Modern Muslim State

GENDER AND EQUALITY IN MUSLIM FAMILY LAW: JUSTICE AND ETHICS IN THE ISLAMIC LEGAL TRADITION, Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Kari Vogt, Lena Larsen, Christian Moe, eds., IB Tauris, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Islamic Law, Gender Equality, Paradox of Equality, Social Movements

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To Most Likely Know the Law: Objectivity, Authority, and Interpretation in Islamic Law

Hebraic Political Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Sep 2009
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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law, religion, Islamic Law, sharia, interpretation, adjudication

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Pluralizing Religion: Islamic Law and the Anxiety of Reasoned Deliberation

PLURALIZING RELIGION: ISLAMIC LAW AND THE ANXIETY OF REASONED DELIBERATION, Courtney Bender, Pamela Klassen, eds., After Pluralism, Columbia University Press, forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Sep 2009
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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law, religion, history, Islam, Sharia

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On Sovereignties in Islamic Legal History

Middle East Law and Governance 4, Numbers 2-3 (2012)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Sep 2012
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Islam, Islamic law, sovereignty, authority, treaties, theology, imāma, natural law

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The Quadrants of Shari'a: The Here and Hereafter as Constitutive of Islamic Law

ROADS TO PARADISE, Todd Lawson, Sebastian Geunther, eds., Brill Publications, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2016
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Islamic Law, Law and Morality, Dogs and Purity, Law and Religion

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Ijtihad

Ijtihad: The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Law Edited by Anver M. Emon and Rumee Ahmed. Online Publication Date: Sep 2015 DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199679010.013.37
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Dec 2016
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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historiography, ijtihad, Islamic law, politics, gates of ijtihad, legal theory, legal philosophy, epistemology, legal education, authority

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Fiqh (A Historiography)

Fiqh: The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Law. Edited by Anver M. Emon and Rumee Ahmed. Oxford Handbooks Online. Online Publication Date: Dec 2016. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199679010.013.4
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Dec 2016
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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fiqh, Islamic legal scholarship, legal reform, philology, history, social sciences, Islamic law, anthropology, fatwa, critique

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Techniques and Limits of Legal Reasoning in Shari'a Today

Berkeley Journal of Middle Eastern & Islamic Law 2, no. 1 (2009): 1-25
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Aug 2012
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Codification and Islamic Law: The Ideology Behind a Tragic Narrative

Middle East Law and Governance 8 (2016) 275-309
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Dec 2016
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Islamic law, codification, historiography, tragedy, state, Germany, United States, Field Codes, Savigny, Sanhuri

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On the Pope, Cartoons, and Apostates: Shari’a 2006

Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 22, pp. 303-321, 2006-2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Feb 2020
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Shari'a, Danish cartoon controversy, apostate

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On Democracy as a Shar’I Moral Presumption: Response to Khaled Abou El Fadl

Fordham International Law Review 27, No. 1 (December 2003): 72-80
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Jul 2012
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Canada v. Asad Ansari: Avatars, Inexpertise, and Racial Bias in Canadian Anti-Terrorism Litigation

Michael Nesbitt and Kent Roach, eds. Toronto 18 Terrorism Trials. Calgary: University of Calgary (Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Jun 2020
Anver M. Emon and Aaqib Mahmood
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto, Faculty of Law
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Terrrorism; Anti-Terrorism; Criminal Prosecution; Canada; Justice; Racial Bias; Religion; Islam

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Beyond the Protestantism of Political Theology: The Politics of Theological Voluntarism

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Political Theology, sovereignty, Islamic theology, theological voluntarism

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On Statutory Interpretation and the (Canadian) Rule of Law: Interpretive Presumptions as Boundary Setting

Theory and Practice of Legislation 3, No 1 (2015): 45-89.
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Aug 2016
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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rule of law, legality, history, discretion, legal interpretation, statutory interpretation, Canada

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The Future of Theological Ethics: Returning the Gaze

Studies in Christian Ethics - The Future of Theological Ethics: Symposium 25, no. 2 (2012): 223-235
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Aug 2016
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Conseil d’Etat, ethics, France, Islamic law, law, public sphere, religion, theology

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Conceiving Islamic Law in a Pluralist Society: History, Politics and Multicultural Jurisprudence

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 331-335, 2006
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Dec 2007
Anver M. Emon
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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