Mitra Sharafi

University of Wisconsin Law School

975 Bascom Mall

Madison, WI 53706

United States

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“  I'm currently working on an article on abortion and a book on forensic science, both in colonial India.  ”

Scholarly Papers (6)

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Bella's Case: Parsi Identity and the Law in Colonial Rangoon, Bombay and London, 1887-1925

PhD Dissertation, Department of History, Princeton University , 2006, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1126
Number of pages: 497 Posted: 21 Aug 2010
Mitra Sharafi
University of Wisconsin Law School
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egal history, South Asia, India, Parsi, Zoroastrianism, trusts, personal law, religion, colonialism, British Empire, Privy Council, Bombay

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Justice in Many Rooms Since Galanter: De-Romanticizing Legal Pluralism Through the Cultural Defense

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 71, pp. 139-146, Spring 2008, University of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1095
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 31 Aug 2009
Mitra Sharafi
University of Wisconsin Law School
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legal pluralism, cultural defense, customary law, multiculturalism, immigration, legal anthropology categories, Asian Law

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The Semi-Autonomous Judge in Colonial India: Chivalric Imperialism Meets Anglo-Islamic Dower and Divorce Law

Indian Economic and Social History Review, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 57-81, 2009, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1125
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Aug 2010
Mitra Sharafi
University of Wisconsin Law School
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Islamic law, South Asia, colonialism, judges, marriage

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Two Lives in Law: The Reminiscences of A.J.C. Mistry and Sir Norman Macleod, 1884-1926

A Heritage of Judging: The Bombay High Court through 150 Years (Mumbai: Maharashtra Judicial Academy, Indian Mediation Centre and Training Institute, 2012), 259-283., Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1252
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2014
Mitra Sharafi
University of Wisconsin Law School
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South Asia; India; legal history; history of the legal profession; judges; colonialism; British Empire

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Parsi Legal Culture, Constitutionalism, and the Rule of Law

Mitra Sharafi, "Parsi Legal Culture, Constitutionalism, and the Rule of Law" in Nawaz B. Mody, ed., Volume in Honor of Centennial Anniversary of the K. R. Cama Oriental Institute (Mumbai: K. R. Cama Oriental Institute), Forthcoming, Univ. of Wisconsin Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1479 (2019)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 10 Jul 2019
Mitra Sharafi
University of Wisconsin Law School
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South Asia; India; legal history; constitutionalism; rule of law; Parsi history; history of the legal profession; independence movement

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South Asian Legal History

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 11, pp. 309-336, 2015
Posted: 11 Nov 2015
Mitra Sharafi
University of Wisconsin Law School

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