Sharīʼa [i.e. Sharīʻa] and custom in Libyan tribal society : an annotated translation of decisions from the Sharīʼa [i.e. Sharīʻa] courts of Adjābiya [i.e. Ajdābiya] and Kufra /

This volume comprising annotated translations of court decisions focuses on the interaction between the shari?a and tribal law as reflected in 72 protocols pertaining to personal status, homicide and bodily injury, etc. issued by Libyan shari?a courts approximately during the period 1930-1970.

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Main Author: Layish, Aharon, 1933-
Format: eBook
Published: Leiden ; Boston, Mass. : Brill, 2005.
Series:Studies in Islamic law and society ; v. 24.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Shari'a and Custom in Tribal Society; THE DOCUMENTS IN ENGLISH TRANSLATION AND ANNOTATION; 1. Personal Status and Succession; 2. Homicide, Bodily Injury and Defamation of Women's Reputation (55-60); 3. Slaves and Manumitted Slaves (docs. 61-62); 4. Property, Obligations and Contracts (docs. 63-68); 5. Evidence and Court Procedure (docs. 69-70); 6. Qadis' Legal Opinions (docs. 71-72); APPENDICES; Bibliography; Glossary of Arabic Legal Terms and Phrases; Name Index of Qadis', Na'ibs and Other Judicial Clerks; General Index