Sharīʿa and Custom in Libyan Tribal Society: An Annotated Translation of Decisions from the Sharīʿa Courts of Adjābiya and Ku (Studies in Islamic Law and Society #24) (Hardcover)

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Sharīʿa and Custom in Libyan Tribal Society: An Annotated Translation of Decisions from the Sharīʿa Courts of Adjābiya and Ku (Studies in Islamic Law and Society #24) (Hardcover)

This volume comprising annotated translations of court decisions focuses on the interaction between the sharīʿa and tribal law as reflected in 72 protocols pertaining to personal status, homicide and bodily injury, etc. issued by Libyan sharīʿa courts approximately during the period 1930-1970.
Aharon Layish, Ph.D. (1973), Emeritus Professor, Hebrew University, has published on Islamic, customary and Druze law, including The Reinstatement of Islamic Law in Sudan under Numayri (Brill 2002 with G.R. Warburg). He is Executive Editor of Islamic Law and Society, and President of The Israel Oriental Society.
Product Details ISBN: 9789004140820
ISBN-10: 9004140824
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: November 29th, 2004
Pages: 351
Language: English
Series: Studies in Islamic Law and Society