This Course seeks to give students an overview of Islamic Law in several areas including basic legal analysis, governance and legal organization of Islam as a religious structure, family law, criminal law, estate and probate, ADR, and finance and economy. These principles will be discussed in the context of the American legal system with a focus on Minnesota law and how the two may intersect with Islamic principles. Practical legal implications will be discussed as well as best practices when dealing with Muslim clients. Students will practice this application through mock case study exercises in class.
Grading: Letter graded. 70% Paper (Long paper eligible); 20% quizzes, discussion questions; 10% small group exercise each week with a case study developed by the professor
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