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The Abrogation of Nazi Laws in the Early Period of Mg: (No Date, Presumably End of March 1944)

Otto Kircheimer

in Secret Reports on Nazi Germany: The Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691134130
eISBN:
9781400846467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0016
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Nazi laws that must be abrogated in the early period of military government (MG). The report considers four major groups of laws that are in need of immediate abrogation: laws, ... More


Rethinking Classical Muslim Law of Apostasy and the Death Penalty

Abdullah Saeed

in Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In Chapter Fifteen, “Rethinking Classical Muslim Law of Apostasy and the Death Penalty,” Abdullah Saeed – some of whose writings have been banned in his native Maldives –argues that current human ... More


An Introduction to Medieval Interpretation of the Qurʼān

Jane Dammen McAuliffe

in With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137279
eISBN:
9780199849482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137279.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Commentary on the Qurʼān, as both activity and achievement, has been a remarkably stable enterprise over the long centuries of its production. The tradition of Qurʼānic exegesis continues to occupy a ... More


The Wreck of Article 370

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370: A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198074083
eISBN:
9780199080786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The first section of this chapter presents Jawaharlal Nehru’s views on the ‘erosion’ of Article 370, based on the Lok Sabha Debates on 27 November 1963. The second section describes Union Home ... More


From God's Speech to Islamic Law: Defining the Qurʾān

Rumee Ahmed

in Narratives of Islamic Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640171
eISBN:
9780191738074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640171.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores how two medieval Islamic legal theorists, Abū Zayd al-Dabūsī and Muḥammad b. Aḥmad al-Sarakhsī, treated the Qur'ān as a legal document in their respective legal theories. This ... More


Re-creating the Prophetic Model: Ḥadīth as the Gateway to the Sunna

Rumee Ahmed

in Narratives of Islamic Legal Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640171
eISBN:
9780191738074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640171.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores how two medieval Islamic legal theorists, Abū Zayd al-Dabūsī and Muḥammad b. Aḥmad al-Sarakhsī, accessed the sunna of Muḥammad as an authoritative source of legislation in their ... More


Adjudication and Legal Change

John Finnis

in Philosophy of Law: Collected Essays Volume IV

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580088
eISBN:
9780191729409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580088.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is a comment on Kleinwort Benson v Lincoln (1998) grapples with the question how far adjudication differs from legislation even when the court is overruling long-standing precedents long ... More


Rethinking Ibn 'Arabi

Gregory A. Lipton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190684501
eISBN:
9780190684532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190684501.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

For over a century, Euro-American scholars and esotericists alike have heralded the thirteenth-century Spanish mystic Ibn ‘Arabi (d. 1240) as the premodern Sufi theorist of inclusive religious ... More


The Politics of Presidential Term Limits in Tunisia

Alessandra Bonci and Francesco Cavatorta

in The Politics of Presidential Term Limits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837404
eISBN:
9780191874109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837404.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the evolution of the politics of term limits in Tunisia, from independence in 1956 until the approval of the 2014 democratic constitution. Through the observation of the ... More


British Kaffraria 1845–1868: Our perilous condition and our duties as subjects

Roger S. Levine

in A Living Man from Africa: Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the Making of Nineteenth-Century South Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125214
eISBN:
9780300168594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125214.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter discusses Tzatzoe's meeting with Sir Peregrine Maitland, the Governor of the Cape, more than twenty years after he helped John Brownlee establish the Chumie Mission Station. He was ... More


Origins of the Stoning Punishment

Sarah Eltantawi

in Shari'ah on Trial: Northern Nigeria's Islamic Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293779
eISBN:
9780520967144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293779.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the deepest layer of the sunnaic paradigm, the Islamic legal history of the stoning punishment. This chapter contrasts the stoning punishment’s perceived stability and ... More


Becoming Wiser: Public Policy, Developing Capacity, the Law, and Legal Assent

Jennifer Ann Drobac

in Sexual Exploitation of Teenagers: "Adolescent Development, Discrimination, and Consent Law"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226301013
eISBN:
9780226301150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301150.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 10 explores legal reforms for sexual harassment law. It suggests “legal assent” as a substitute for adolescent “consent.” This proposal affords teenagers the chance to revoke their “consent” ... More


Ibn al-Maḥrūmah’s Notes on Ibn Kammūnah’s Examination of the Three Religions: The Issue of the Abrogation of Mosaic Law

Sidney Griffith

in Medieval Exegesis and Religious Difference: Commentary, Conflict, and Community in the Premodern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264629
eISBN:
9780823266821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264629.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter treats the notes (al-ḥawāshī) written by one Ibn al-Maḥrūmah in the fourteenth century, written as glosses to the Tanqīḥ al-abḥāth li-l-milal al-thalāth (An Overview of Investigations ... More


Demilitarizing Palestine: A Flawed Legal Approach to Middle East Peace

Louis René Beres

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190072506
eISBN:
9780190072520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072506.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In principle, at least, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made his country’s acceptance of Palestinian statehood contingent upon prior Palestinian “demilitarization.” This expressed ... More


Return of the Solar King

Gregory A. Lipton

in Rethinking Ibn 'Arabi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190684501
eISBN:
9780190684532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190684501.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter challenges the widely held Perennialist view that Ibn ‘Arabi rejected the supersessionist doctrine of abrogation (naskh), by demonstrating that his positions on the religious Other ... More


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