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Crime and punishment in Islamic law : a fresh interpretation

Author: Mohammad Hashim Kamali
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
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In Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law: A Fresh Interpretation, Mohammad Kamali considers problems associated with and proposals for reform of the hudud punishments prescribed by Islamic criminal law, and other topics related to crime and punishment in Shariah. He examines what the Qur'an and hadith say about hudud punishments, as well as just retaliation (qisas), and discretionary punishments (ta'zir), and looks at  Read more...
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Kamali, Mohammad Hashim.
Crime and punishment in Islamic law.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018038098
(OCoLC)1048662861
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mohammad Hashim Kamali
ISBN: 9780190910648 019091064X
OCLC Number: 1048658846
Description: viii, 451 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Islamic criminal justice : an overview --
3. Hudūd in the Qur'an, Sunnah and Fiqh --
4. Prescribed Ḥudūd crimes --
5. Zina (Adultery and fornication) --
6. Theft (Sariqah) --
7. Banditry and terrorism (Ḥirābah, also Qaṭʻ al-Tarīq) --
8. Issues over apostasy (Riddah) --
9. Slanderous accusation (Qadhf) --
10. issues over wine-drinking (Shurb) --
11. Enforcement of Ḥudūd punishments : procedural constraints --
12. The philosophy of Ḥudūd --
13. Discretionary punishment of Taʻzīr --
14. Judicious policy (Siyāsah Sharʻiyyah) --
15. Just retaliation (Qiṣāṣ) --
16. Blood-money and financial compensation (Diya)--
17. Doubt (Shubha) and its impact on punishment --
18. Islam as a total system --
Part two: Islamic criminal law in Malaysia --
19. Hudud bill of Kelantan 1993 : issues in rape and Zinā --
20. Hudud and Qiṣāṣ bill of Terengganu 2002 --
21. Problematics of the Hudud bills --
22. Ḥudūd debate continued: an update 2012 --
2017 --
Part three: Islamic criminal law in other Muslim countries: 23. Introductory remarks --
24. Qanun Jinayat of Aceh, Indonesia --
25. Shariah penal code in the Islamic Sultanate of Brunei Darussalam --
26. Islamic criminal law in Saudi Arabia --
27. Shariah punishments in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan --
28. Shariah punishments in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan --
29. Shariah punishments in the Islamic Republic of Iran --
30. Islamic reiminal law in the Republic of Nigeria --
31. Shariah punishments in the Republic of Sudan --
32. Shariah punishments in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Islamic Republic of Maldives and Islamic State of Yemen --
33. Shariah punishments in Libya, United Arab Emirates and Qatar --
34. Conclusion and recommendations --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Mohammad Hashim Kamali.

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