The Tarasoff Rule and Islamic Psychiatry

While many places across the world begin to reopen with caution, returning to “normal life” during the pandemic is not a godsend for those suffering from a spate of mental health conditions or for victims of domestic abuse. UN Women has found that the pandemic has led to an “increase in gender-based violence, and warned that the pandemic will likely disproportionately affect women.” With anxiety … Continue reading The Tarasoff Rule and Islamic Psychiatry

The Modern Presence of Shari’ah in English Civil Law

In the spring of 2013, a debate on the legal status of the Shari’ah (Islamic law) in England and Wales took place in the British House of Commons (1). Several issues were brought into question, seemingly in need of further clarity from the then-Conservative party and Liberal Democrat coalition government. Firstly, it was demanded that the government state whether there was only one law in … Continue reading The Modern Presence of Shari’ah in English Civil Law