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Shariah or Not, Muslim Divorces Can Get Tricky

posted on October 3, 2012

At Religion News Service, Omar Sacirbey writes about increasing complications for divorcing Muslims who were married under Shariah law. There has been a push in American courts to prohibit international law, particularly targeting Shariah, from being used to support decisions. According to New Jersey lawyer Abed Awad, who has experience in these types of cases, “Everybody misses the point.” He continues, “It’s about fairness. It’s not about Shariah. It’s about to what extent is there fairness at the dissolution.” 

Read at Religion News Service