"The papers in this volume largely arise out of proceedings from a conference organized in honor of Professor Roy Mottahedeh upon the occasion of his retirement." -- Page viii.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-230) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Judicial Procedure and Practice During the Founding Period of Islamic Law. The Logic of Excluding Testimony in Early Islam / Ahmed El Shamsy Circumstantial Evidence in the Administration of Islamic Justice / Hossein Modarressi The Curious Case of Bughaybigha, 661-883: land and Leadership in Early Islamic Societies / Intisar A. Rabb A Critique of Adjudication: Formative Moments in Early Islamic Legal History / Nahed Samour Concepts of Justice in the ʻAbbāsid East. Section Introduction / Intisar A. Rabb, Abigail Krasner Balbale Words of ʻAjam in the World of Arab: Translation and Translator in Early Islamic Judicial Procedure / Mahmood Kooria The Judge and the judge: The Heavenly and Earthly Court of Justice in Early Islam / Christian Lange Justice, Judges, and the Law in Three Arabic Mirrors for Princes, 8th-11th Centuries / Louise Marlow Judges and judicial practice in the Islamic west. Section Introduction / Michael Cook Joking Judges: A View from the Medieval Islamic West / Maribel Fierro Judicial Procedure and Legal Practice on Liʻān (Imprectory Oath) in al-Andalus: Evidence from Model Shurūt Collections, 11th-12th Centuries / Delfina Serrano Supplement: Reading with Roy: The Scholarly Output of Professor Roy Mottahedeh.
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Cambridge, Massachusetts : Islamic Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School, 2017.