Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Volume 15 (2009-2010)


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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Table of contents

Preface List of Contributors Part I – Articles Legal Pluralism and Dispute Resolution: A Response to the Debate Initiated by the Archbishop of Canterbury with Reference to Recognition of Aspects of Sharīʿa, Mohamed Jindani The DIFC Courts: A Review of Key Decisions in 2009, Philip Punwar Arbitration in Divorce Proceedings under Islamic and Iranian Law, M.A. Ansaripour Rethinking the Difference between Formal and Informal Marriages in Egypt, Nadia Sonneveld International and Local Enforcement Measures in Response to Serious Violations of IHL During the Gaza Military Operations in December 2008–January 2009: The Goldstone Report and Subsequent Developments, Alon Margalit Arabs & Human Rights, Dima El Sayed Les terres collectives au Maroc, Michele Zirari-Devif Part II – Country Surveys Egypt – Kosheri, Rashed & Riad Syria – Jacques el-Hakim Iraq – Sabah Al-Mukhtar Jordan – Hamzeh Haddad Bahrain – Husain M. Al Baharna The United Arab Emirates (UAE) – Philip Punwar & Maria Musika Oman 2009–2010 – Trowers & Hamlins Yemen – Nageeb Shamiri Iran – M.A. Ansaripour Morroco – Michele Zirari-Devif Tunisia – Salsabil Klibi Malaysia – Ummi Haniʾ Binti Masoʾod Part III – Selected Documents Palestine/Gaza Chatham House Expert Assessment of the Goldstone Report Palestine/West Bank and Gaza Israel’s Policy of Expelling Palestinian Inhabitants from the West Bank to Gaza Pakistan Report of the Parliamentary Human Rights Group Fact Finding Mission to Pakistan Part IV – Cases Settlement of Disputes in Civil and Commercial Matters in Egypt Part V – Book Reviews Mashood A. Baderin (ed.), Islam and Human Rights: Selected Essays of Abdullahi An-Na’im, Surrey: Ashgate 2010., Matthias Vanhullebusch Muhammad al-Bashir Muhammad al-Amine, Risk Management in Islamic Finance: An Analysis of Derivatives Instruments in Commodity Markets, Leiden and Boston: Brill 2008., Faris Nasrallah Chibli Mallat, Introduction to Middle Eastern Law, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2007 (reprinted 2009)., Faris Nasrallah Index