Commodifying 'Islamic Law' in the U.S. Legal Academy
Journal of Legal Education, 2014, Forthcoming
6 Pages Posted: 10 Feb 2013
Date Written: 2013
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.
Keywords: legal academy, Islamic law, legal education, Islamic legal history, law schools, Islamic jurisprudence, AALS, Islamic law scholarship, comparative law
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