Abed Awad, Esq. is a member of KARAMAH's Board of Directors. He is a lawyer and specialist in Islamic and Middle Eastern Law. His New York practice focuses on civil litigation including complex matrimonial law, personal injury, Islamic law, and international law. He is also Adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School where he teaches courses on Islamic jurisprudence and matrimonial litigation. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Awad served as Law Clerk for the Honorable George E. Sabbath of the New Jersey Superior Court....
KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights (“KARAMAH”) is a research-based educational organization. We strive to advance justice, gender equity, civil rights, and religious freedom within our Muslim community, in our society, and globally.
In this White Paper, KARAMAH explains its reasons for concluding that the recent Executive Orders promulgated by President Trump violate the United States Constitution, harm national security, particularly harm women and children, risk compromising the civil rights of American Muslims, and advance a discriminatory view of Islam in America.