Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Volume 14 (2008-2009)


Editors: Eugene Cotran and Martin Lau
Practitioners and academics dealing with the Middle East can turn to the Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law for an instant source of information on the developments over an entire year in the region. The Yearbook covers Islamic and non-Islamic legal subjects, including the laws themselves, of some twenty Arab and other Islamic countries.

The publication's practical features include:
- articles on current topics,
- country surveys reflecting important new legislation and amendments to existing legislation per country,
- the text of a selection of documents and important court cases,
- a Notes and News section, and
- book reviews.

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Contents Preface List of Contributors Part I – Articles Islam & International Criminal Law: A Brief (In)compatibility Study Michael J. Kelly Th e Wife’s Duty of Obedience to her Husband under Tunisian Law Imen Gallala Single Mothers and Children Born out of Wedlock in the Kingdom of Morocco Kai Kreutzberger Islam, Ethnicity and the Problem of Mixed Legality: Two Malaysian Cases Iza Hussin Is Zina bil-Jabr a Hadd, Ta‘zir or Syasa Offence? A Re-Appraisal of the Protection of Women Act, 2006 in Pakistan Muhammad Munir Part II – Country Surveys Egypt – Kosheri, Rashed & Riad Syria – Jacques el-Hakim Iraq – Sabah Al-Mukhtar Jordan – Hamzeh Haddad Palestine – Emma Brown Lebanon – Nayla Comair-Obeid Kuwait – Nazih Abdul Hameed A-S Qatar: A Hybrid of Legal Traditions – Malik R. Dahlan & Khalid El-Sherif Bahrain – Husain M. Al Baharna Oman – Trowers & Hamlins Yemen – Nageeb Shamiri Iran – M.A. Ansaripour Morroco – Michèle Zirari-Devif Saudi Arabia – Malik R. Dahlan & Hani Zedan Tunisia – Salsabil Klibi Malaysia – Ummi Hani’ Binti Maso’od Indonesia – Hesti Setyowati & Karima Mustika Burhan Part III – Selected Documents Sudan/Dafur Arrest Warrant against Omar Al Bashir as issued by the Pre-Trial Chamber I of the International Criminal Court Lebanon Detention Order of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon Part IV– Selected Cases Yemen Yemen Case Law Nageeb Shamiri Pakistan 3rd November 2007 Emergency case Part V – Book Review Niaz A. Shah, Women, the Koran and International Human Rights Law: The Experience of Pakistan, Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2006 Mashood A. Baderin Judith Tucker, Women, Family, and Gender in Islamic Law, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008 Matthias Vanhullebusch