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Judicial Regulation of Muslim Family Laws in non-Muslim Democracies

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lunchtime Discussion with Yüksel Sezgin.

Yüksel Sezgin, Associate Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Middle Eastern Studies Program at Syracuse University, is the author of Human Rights under State-Enforced Religious Family Laws in Israel, […]

Graduate Student Workshop with Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl: On Reasoning with God: Reclaiming Shari´ah in the Modern Age

Following his public lecture* (6 pm on 9/28 at Aaron Burr 219), entitled Shari´ah at the University,

Prof. Khaled Abou El Fadl—the Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Distinguished Professor of Islamic Law at UCLA School of Law—will offer a graduate student workshop […]

Shari’ah at the University

Public Lecture by Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl, Omar and Azmerelda Alfi Distinguished Professor of Islamic Law at UCLA School of Law, author of Reasoning with God: Reclaiming Shari´ah in the Modern Age

(To be followed by a graduate student workshop with […]

At the Cross: Race, Religion and Citizenship in the Politics of the Death Penalty

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Discussion with Melynda Price.

Curing systemic inequalities in the criminal justice system is the unfinished business of the Civil Rights movement. No part of that system highlights this truth more than the current implementation of the […]

Marriage, Conscience, and Bigotry: Religious Liberty and LGBT Rights in Conflict?

Crossroads of Religion and Politics Lunchtime Discussion with Linda McClain

Linda C. McClain is professor of law and Paul M. Siskind Research Scholar at Boston University School of Law, and affiliated faculty with the Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at BU. […]