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Islamic Law and Society

This guide, while not comprehensive, provides a listing of the more important, current and relevant materials available in the area of Islamic Law.

Online Secondary Sources


Articles from legal periodicals can be obtained using Westlaw, Lexis, or HeinOnline. Likewise, non-legal periodicals can be accessed through online databases provided on the library’s website. LegalTrac and Index to Legal Periodicals and Books can be searched using the term “Islamic Law” while selecting “Middle East Studies” and/or “Religion” in JSTOR will produce results as well. The following is a list of journals that may be particularly useful in researching Islamic law.

Secondary Print Sources

Islam in America

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