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Hadiths, Sharia, and Fiqh (Islamic Law)
When did the Sharia law start?
Which groups are most at risk because of sharia law?
Which countries have Sharia law?
In the Islamic World, there are number of different degrees of Sharia Law implementation. There are countries where (1) the only law applied is Sharia Law (like Saudi Arabia and Iran), (2) where the prevailing law is Sharia, but there are other kinds of law (common law, continental law, etc.) that have a minority function (like in Iraq), (3) where Sharia is strictly applied in family law and similar personal areas (like Jordan and Morocco), and (4) countries that have disparate implementation of Sharia Law by region (like Indonesia or Nigeria). To see a list of which countries follow which of these paradigms, please see this article on the matter: Wikipedia: Application of Islamic Law by Country.
Does Israel support Sharia Law?
Are sharia laws legal in the us?
Sharia is an immense corpus of law, ranging from contracts to penal codes and everything in between. There are a number of things for which Sharia Law is legal in the United States, but in all of these cases (usually relating to family law), both parties must agree to implementation of Sharia Law and the particular provisions cannot violate key precepts of US Law. The Sharia Penal Codes, which are rather notorious around the world, are not legal in the United States.
Which Middle Eastern Country practices strict Sharia Law?
What is the sharia procedure to intercourse with wife?
What is the advantage and disadvantage of Sharia law?
What countries do not follow sharia law?