Mohammad Fadel

University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

Associate Professor

78 and 84 Queen's Park

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (33)

The True, the Good and the Reasonable: The Theological and Ethical Roots of Public Reason in Islamic Law

University of Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 977206
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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The True, the Good and the Reasonable: The Theological and Ethical Roots of Public Reason in Islamic Law

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2008, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 08-08, U of Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 977206
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2008
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Public Reason as a Strategy for Principled Reconciliation: The Case of Islamic Law and International Human Rights

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 8, No. 1, p. 1, 2008, University of Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 981777
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2008
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Riba, Efficiency, and Prudential Regulation: Preliminary Thoughts

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Forthcoming, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 08-18
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2008
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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islamic finance, islam, islamic law

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Islamic Politics and Secular Politics: Can They Co-Exist?

Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2009
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Two Women, One Man: Knowledge, Power and Gender in Medieval Sunni Legal Thought

International Journal of Middle East Studies, Vol.29, pp. 185-204, 1997
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Islamic law, Quran, Muslim

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Political Liberalism, Islamic Family Law and Family Law Pluralism: Lessons from New York on Family Law Arbitration

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE IN A MULTICULTURAL CONTEXT: RECONSIDERING THE BOUNDARIES OF CIVIL LAW AND RELIGION, Joel A. Nichols, ed., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Research Paper No. 09-72, U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 22 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2009
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Islam, Family Law, Family Law Pluralism, Marriage

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Back to the Future: The Paradoxical Revival of Aspirations for an Islamic State

Review of Constitutional Studies, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2009, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 09-62
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2009
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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A Tragedy of Politics or an Apolitical Tragedy?

Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 131, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2011
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Islamic Law, Modern Islamic Law, Religion and Law, Law and Society

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Reinterpreting the Guardian's Role in the Islamic Contract of Marriage: The Case of the Maliki School

The Journal of Islamic Law, Reinterpreting the Guardian's Role, Vol. 3, pp. 1-26, 1998
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Aug 2008
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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The Social Logic of Taqlid and the Rise of Mukhatasar

Islamic Law and Society, Vol. 3, No. 2, p. 193, 1996
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Mar 2008
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Classical Religious Perspectives of Adoption Law

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 79, 2004
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Mar 2008
Yeshiva University, Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota) and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Judaism, Catholicism, Islam, rights of the child, adoption, rights of the parent

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'No Salvation Outside Islam': Muslim Modernists, Democratic Politics, and Islamic Theological Exclusivism

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Nov 2010
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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salvation, excuse, Islamic theology, Muslim modernism, democracy, practical virtue, theoretical virtue

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Is Historicism a Viable Strategy for Islamic Law Reform? The Case of 'Never Shall a Folk Prosper Who Have Appointed a Woman to Rule Them'

Islamic Law & Society, 2011
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 22 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2010
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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egalitarianism, historicism, reform, progressive Islam, takhṣīṣ al-ʿāmm, women rulers, Abū Bakra, legal modernism, Bilqīs, ‘Ā’isha

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Islamic Law and Constitution-Making: The Authoritarian Temptation and the Arab Spring

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 53(2), 2016, Forthcoming, Osgoode Legal Studies Research Paper No. 24/2016
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2016
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Republican Islam, traditionalist Islam, Muslim Brotherhood, al-Azhar, al-Ghazali, al-Mawardi, Islamic modernism, Islamic constitutionalism

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Seeking an Islamic Reflective Equilibrium: A Response to Abdallahi A. An-Na'im's Complementary, Not Competing, Claims of Law and Religion: An Islamic Perspective

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 1257, 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Law and religion, Rawls, revealed religion, secular law

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Public Corruption and the Egyptian Revolution of January 25: Can Emerging International Anti-Corruption Norms Assist Egypt Recover Misappropriated Public Funds?

Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 52, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 25 Nov 2011
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Revolution, Constitutional Reform, Self-Government

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BCE and the Long Shadow of American Corporate Law

Canadian Business Law Journal, Vol. 48, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Aug 2010
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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BCE, shareholder, bondholder, indenture, commercial law, Canadian Business Corporation Act, CBCA, fraudulent conveyance, bankruptcy

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Judicial Institutions, the Legitimacy of Islamic State Law and Democratic Transition in Egypt: Can a Shift toward Common Law Model of Adjudication Improve the Prospects of a Successful Democratic Transition?

Forthcoming in International Journal of Constitutional Law
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2013
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Fiduciary Principles in Classical Islamic Law Systems

Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law, edited by Robert Sitkoff et. al. (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Nov 2017
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Islamic Law, Fiduciary duties

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Theology, Torture and the United States: Do Abrahamic Religions Have Anything Meaningful to Say?

The Muslim World. Volume 103, Issue 2, pages 223–228, April 2013
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 May 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2013
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Had it Been from Other than God, They Would Have Found Therein Much Contradiction

15 J. Islamic L. & Culture 26 (2014)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Apr 2017
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Ibn Ḥazm, Mālikism, Ḥanafism, uṣūl al-fiqh, Andalusia, Legal Orthodoxy, Legal Heterodoxy, Theology, Hermeneutics, Legal Epistemology

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Religious Law, Family Law and Arbitration: Shari'a and Halakha in America

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Mar 2015
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Islamic law, political liberalism, Canada, pluralism

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Introduction to the English Translation of the Muwatta' of Imam Malik b. Anas, Recension of Yahya b. Yahya al-Laythi (Royal Moroccan Edition, 2013)

Mālik b. Anas, al-Muwaṭṭaʾ -- Recension of Yaḥyā b. Yaḥyā al-Laythī (d. 234/848), ed. and trans. Mohammad Fadel and Connell Monette (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Islamic Legal Studies Program, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2019
Mohammad Fadel and Connell Monette
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and American Academy Casablanca
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Maliki law, Islamic law, Malik b. Anas, Hanafi law, Islamic legal history

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Modern Islamic International Law between Accommodation and Resistance: The Case of Israel and BDS

Modern Islamic International Law Between Accommodation and Resistance: The Case of Israel and BDS. 19 Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (2016-2017), pp. 247-78 ( December 13, 2018, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Dec 2018
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Islam, International Law, Abd al-Raziq al-Sanhuri, Islamic Modernism, jihad, Kellogg-Briand Pact, Palestine, Israel, Boycott, Divest and Sanction, Modern Islamic International Law, dar al-harb, United Nations

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Book 34 of the Muwatta -- The Book of Sales (Buyūʿ)

Mālik b. Anas, al-Muwaṭṭaʾ -- Recension of Yaḥyā b. Yaḥyā al-Laythī (d. 234/848), ed. and trans. Mohammad Fadel and Connell Monnette (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Islamic Legal Studies Program, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
Mohammad Fadel and Connell Monette
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and American Academy Casablanca
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Islamic Law, Maliki Law, Islamic Commercial Law, Riba, Gharar, Credit

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Secularism in Canada and Europe

(2013), 7 J.P.P.L. 179-188
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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secularism, religion, enlightenment

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The Sounds of Silence: The Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt, Constitutional Crisis, and Constitutional Silence

Forthcoming in the International Journal of Constitutional Law's upcoming special issue on "Constitutional Silence."
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Jul 2018
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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constitutionalism, constitutional silence, constitutional crisis, Egypt, revolution, despotism, authoritarianism, legal positivism, legal realism, liberalism, democracy, Islam

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Book 20 of the Muwatta -- The Book of Pilgrimage (Ḥajj)

Mālik b. Anas, al-Muwaṭṭaʾ -- Recension of Yaḥyā b. Yaḥyā al-Laythī (d. 234/848), ed. and trans. Mohammad Fadel and Connell Monnette (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Islamic Legal Studies Program, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Jul 2019
Mohammad Fadel and Connell Monette
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and American Academy Casablanca
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Pilgrimage, Visitation, Hajj, Umra, Islam, Five Pillars of Islam, Islamic law, Mecca

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Book 35 of the Muwatta -- the Book of Judicial Rulings (Aqḍiya)

Mālik b. Anas, al-Muwaṭṭaʾ -- Recension of Yaḥyā b. Yaḥyā al-Laythī (d. 234/848), ed. and trans. Mohammad Fadel and Connell Monnette (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Islamic Legal Studies Program, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2019
Mohammad Fadel and Connell Monette
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and American Academy Casablanca
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Islamic law, Maliki law, Islamic courts, Islamic law of evidence

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The Challenges of Islamic Law Adjudication in Public Reason

Public Reason and Courts, edited by Langvatn et al., Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Aug 2019
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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Rawls, public reason, judges, adjudication, ideal theory, non-ideal theory, constitutional law, religion, Islamic law

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Political Legitimacy, Democracy and Islamic Law: The Place of Self‐Government in Islamic Political Thought

Journal of Islamic Ethics 2 (2018) 59-75
Posted: 08 Dec 2018
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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Political Islam, Islamism, Sharīʿa

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Muslim Reformists, Female Citizenship and the Public Accommodation of Islam in Liberal Democracy

Politics and Religion, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2011
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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Islam, Democracy, Gender Equality, Political Liberalism, Theological Reasoning, Public Reason, Militant Democracy

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The Ethical Obligations of the Muqallid Between Autonomy and Trust (Istafti Qalbaka Wa in Aftâka Al-Nasu Wa Aftûka)

FESTSCHRIFT IN HONOR OF PROFESSOR BERNARD WEISS, Forthcoming, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 09-76
Posted: 14 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2009
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

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moral pluralism, Islam, takhyir, muqallid, mujtahid, ethical obligations, Islamic moral theory