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Published: 15 November 2019

328 Pages | 20

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190064631

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Islamic Law and International Law

Peaceful Resolution of Disputes

Emilia Justyna Powell

  • Examines the presence of Islamic law-related arguments in the jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice
  • Draws from original data on the domestic laws of 30 states of the Islamic milieu (1945-2012)
  • Includes never-before-published interviews with policymakers and religious leaders in the Islamic milieu as well as practitioners of international law including judges of international courts, and arbitration tribunals, and states' legal councils
  • Presents a significant new interpretation of how states of the Islamic milieu view international law, especially international courts, mediation, and arbitration
  • Explains how practitioners of international law perceive the Islamic legal tradition and how this tradition is used in the International Court of Justice