Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

Islamic Law

565 | 2.0 credits


This course provides an introduction to the Islamic legal tradition. The course begins with an overview of the historical origins of the law and the development of the classical theory of the sources and jurisprudential foundations of the law. The course then surveys several of the more important doctrinal subjects treated in Islamic law, followed by an assessment of the role of Islamic law in the modern era.