Clark Lombardi

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Director of Islamic Legal Studies
Professor of Law

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Representative Publications

Books or Treatises

Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective (James K. Wellman, Jr. & Clark B. Lombardi eds., Oxford University Press, 2012). 344 pages.

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

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.

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews

Clark B. Lombardi, Constitutional Provisions Making Sharia "A" or "The" Chief Source of Legislation: Where Did They Come From? What Do They Mean? Do They Matter?, 28 Am. U. Int'l L. Rev. 733-74 (2013).

Clark B. Lombardi, Designing Islamic Constitutions: Past Trends and Options for a Democratic Future, 11 Int'l J. Const. L. 615-45 (2013).

Mark E. Cammack, R. Michael Feener & Clark B. Lombardi, Introduction by Guest Editors, 21 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. ix-xii (2012).

Clark B. Lombardi & R. Michael Feener, Why Study Islamic Professionals?, 21 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y J. 1-12 (2012).

Clark B. Lombardi, The Marvelous Life of Paul Steven Miller, 86 Wash. L. Rev. 698-701 (2011).

Clark B. Lombardi, Can Islamizing a Legal System Ever Help Promote Liberal Democracy?: A View from Pakistan, 7 U. St. Thomas L. J. 649-91 (2010).

Clark B. Lombardi, How State Governments Shape the Interpretation of Islam in Malaysia's Courts, E. Asia F. Q., Jan.-Mar. 2011, at 25-26.

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

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 B. Lombardi, Nineteenth-Century Free Exercise Jurisprudence and the Challenge of Polygamy: The Relevance of Nineteenth-Century Cases and Commentaries for Contemporary Debate about Free Exercise Exemptions, 85 Or. L. Rev. 369-442 (2006).

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).

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).

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).

Book Chapters

Clark B. Lombardi, The Constitution as Agreement to Agree: The Social and Political Foundations (and Effects) of the 1971 Egyptian Constitution, in Social and Political Foundations Effects of Constitutions 398-425 (Denis J. Galligan & Mila Versteeg eds., Cambridge University Press 2013).

Clark B. Lombardi & James K. Wellman, Jr., Introduction: Religion and Human Security: An Understudied Relationship, in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective 1-17 (James K. Wellman, Jr. & Clark B. Lombardi eds., Oxford University Press, 2012).

C. Christine Fair & Clark B. Lombardi, Popular Muslim Attitudes Towards Violent Islamic Groups: The Case of Pakistan, in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective 67-93 (James K. Wellman, Jr. & Clark B. Lombardi eds., Oxford University Press, 2012).

James K. Wellman, Jr. & Clark B. Lombardi, Postscript: Lessons for Policymakers about Religion and Human Security, in Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective 285-89 (James K. Wellman, Jr. & Clark B. Lombardi eds., Oxford University Press, 2012).

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).

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).

Professional Publications

Clark B. Lombardi & Shamshad Pasarlay, Might Afghans Amend the 2004 Constitution? Hints from a Televised Presidential Debate, Int'l J. Const. L. Blog (Apr. 3, 2014).

Clark B. Lombardi & Nathan J. Brown, Islam in Egypt's New Constitution, Foreign Pol'y (Dec. 13, 2012, 10:23 AM).

Book Reviews

Clark Lombardi, Book Review, 31 Law & Hist. Rev. 475-76 (2013) (reviewing Kristen Stilt, Islamic Law in Action (2011)).

Clark Lombardi, Book Review, 31 Law & Hist. Rev. 475-76 (2013) (reviewing Kristen Stilt, Islamic Law in Action: Authority, Discretion, and Everyday Experiences in Mamluk Egypt (2011)).

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)).

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

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, In the Cities of the South: Scenes from a Developing World, 38 Lab. Hist. 382-84 (1997) (book review).

Clark B. Lombardi, In Search of Sir Richard Burton: Papers from a Huntington Library Symposium, 115 J. Am. Oriental Soc'y 173-74 (1995) (book review).

Reports

Council on Foreign Relations, U.S.-Turkey Relations: A New Partnership (Independent Task Force Rep. No. 69, 2012) (Clark B. Lombardi, task force member).

Clark B. Lombardi, The Challenges and Opportunities of Islamic Review: Lessons for Afghanistan from the Experiences of Other Muslim Countries (U.S. Institute of Peace 2011). 23 pages.

Last updated 5/5/2014