Asian Law Center

Selected Faculty Scholarship

Islamic Law in Context

Books or Treatises

Clark Benner Lombardi, State Law as Islamic Law in Modern Egypt: The Incorporation of the Shari`a into Egyptian Constitutional Law (Brill 2006) (Studies in Islamic Law and Society 19). 304 pages.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Islamic Law (Jonathan Brown, Fareeha Khan, Clark Lombardi & Andrew March eds., Oxford University Press forthcoming June 2012).

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews

Clark B. Lombardi & Nathan J. Brown, Do Constitutions Requiring Adherence to Shari`a Threaten Human Rights? How Egypt's Constitutional Court Reconciles Islamic Law with the Liberal Rule of Law, 21 Am. U. Int'l L. Rev. 379-435 (2006).

Clark B. Lombardi, Islamic Law in the Jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice: An Analysis, 8 Chi. J. Int'l L. 85-118 (2007).

Clark Benner Lombardi, Note, Islamic Law as a Source of Constitutional Law in Egypt: The Constitutionalization of the Sharia in a Modern Arab State, 37 Colum. J. Transnat'l L. 81-123 (1998).

Clark Lombardi, Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court: Managing Constitutional Conflict in an Authoritarian, Aspirationally "Islamic" State, 3 J. Comp. L. 234-53 (2008).

Nathan J. Brown & Clark B. Lombardi, Translation: The Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt on Islamic Law, Veiling and Civil Rights: An Annotated Translation of Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt Case No. 8 of Judicial Year 17 (May 18, 1996), 21 Am. U. Int'l L. Rev. 437-60 (2006).

Book Chapters

Clark B. Lombardi, Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court: Managing Constitutional Conflict in an Authoritarian, Aspirationally "Islamic" State, in Constitutional Courts: A Comparative Study 217-41 (Andrew Harding & Peter Leyland eds., Wildy, Simmonds & Hill Publishing 2009) (JCL Studies in Comparative Law No. 1).

Clark Lombardi, Islamism as a Response to Emergency Rule in Pakistan: The Surprising Proposal of Justice A. R. Cornelius, in Emergency Powers in Asia: Exploring The Limits of Legality 436-65 (Victor Ramraj & Arun Thiruvengadam eds., Cambridge University Press 2010).

Jane Winn, Islamic Law, Globalization and Emerging Electronic Commerce Technologies, in Strengthening Relations with Arab and Islamic Countries through International Law: E-Commerce, the WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism and Foreign Investment (Hague Peace Palace Papers 2002).

Book Reviews

Clark B. Lombardi, Book Review, 12 Islamic L. & Soc'y 429-32 (2005) (reviewing Islamic Ethics of Life: Abortion, War and Euthanasia (Jonathan E. Brockopp ed., 2003)).

Clark Lombardi, Book Review, 22 J.L. & Religion 607-13 (2007) (reviewing Paul R. Powers, Intent in Islamic Law: Motive and Meaning in Medieval Sunni Fiqh (2005)).

Clark Lombardi, Book Review, 23 J.L. & Religion 725-34 (2008) (reviewing Peri Bearman, Rudolph Peters & Frank E. Vogel, The Islamic School of Law: Evolution, Devolution and Progress (2005)).

Clark Lombardi, Book Review, 24 J.L. & Religion 311-15 (2009) (reviewing Dispensing Justice in Islam: Qadis and Their Judgments (Muhammad Khalid Masud, Rudolph Peters & David Stephan Powers eds., 2005)).

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