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Case Studies

Case studies are provided as a brief overview of how different courts in the U.S. have decided on matters relating to Islamic Law.   Each case was selected for the presence of Islamic Law issues or related issues dealing with religious law or documents.  The summaries provided are for informational purposed only.  They do not reflect the opinions of attorneys, and are not intended as legal advice.

These cases are a growing collection, and we appreciate suggestions for additional cases.  If you know of a case that you would like to see added, please contact us. The case does not need to be limited to the existing topics.

Abdallah v. Sarsour

The Court ruled that a marriage contract with no specific time of payment for the dowery was not void for vagueness or for lack of consideration.

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