This immensely popular, comprehensive work lucidly explains the principles of law governing muslims in India. This new sixth edition has been exhaustively revised keeping in view the contemporary developments and the latest syllabus as prescribed for law schools.
The following are the salient features of this new edition:
Extensively updated, the current edition is precise and clearly presents the essential principles of law.
The author has referred authoritative classical texts like Hedaya and Fatawa-i-Alamgiri and recognised pronouncements of Indian courts and old judgments of the Privy Council.
Includes the statutory changes made by the Wakf (Amendment) Act, 2013; the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019; and the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019.
Covers significant case law, including the Vishwa Lochan Madan case; Shabnam Hashmi case; Khatoon Nisa case; Shamima Farooqui case and the Triple Talaq decision [Shayara Bano case].
Appendix includes “Questions to Test Your Understanding of Muslim Law” to help students prepare for exams.
The detailed subject-index and contents add to the utility of the book.
A significant feature of the book is the exhaustive analysis of the constitutional aspects of Muslim law principles. Further, it elucidates the interactions between the personal law and social ethos. Opinions of academic jurists have also been included.
Access to important case law as indicated by Case PilotTM
Discussion ForumTM to post comments, discuss and explore ideas
SCC Online® Blog to stay updated on recent happenings of the legal world
Useful LinksTM to get access to a compilation of learning resources
The book will be immensely useful for students of LL B and LL M, faculty in law schools, students appearing for judicial service examinations, family law practitioners and anyone interested in Muslim Law.
“The subject index and table of cases enable the students to locate appropriate decisions and analyse their various aspects.” - The Academy Law Review
“Table of cases and exhaustive subject index is a glaring feature of this book which increases the utility of this book.” - Gujarat Law Reporter
“The book makes an interesting study of Muslim law and so it is useful for graduate students, scholars and teachers of Islamic studies and the law relating to Islam.” - Review Projector