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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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Islamic Law of Inheritance: A Comparative Study of Recent Reforms in Muslim Countries


ISBN13: 9780195473360
Published: July 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: Pakistan
Format: Paperback
Price: £28.99



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Based on original sources, this book includes the historical and theological bases of the of the Islamic law of succession developed by the Muslim schools of jurisprudence. The author makes a comparative study between the Sunni and Shia laws of inheritance and focuses on problems being faced by Muslims due to the strict application of traditional Islamic law in their contemporary situations.

This book is an essential component of the course on 'Muslim Personal Law' for LLB students and the course on 'Islamic Law' for LLM students.

Subjects:
Islamic Law
Contents:
1. The Historical Development of Islamic Jurisprudence
2. The Islamic Law of Inheritance: Its Sources and Development
3. The General Principles of Inheritance
4. The Rules of Exclusion from Inheritance
5. Special Cases in the Law of Inheritance
6. The Sunni Law of Inheritance
7. The Shia Law of Inheritance
8. A Critical Analysis of the Two Schemes of Succession and the Problems Relating to Them
9. The Problem of Orphaned Grandchildren
10. Other Reforms Relating to Inheritance
11. Wills of Bequests