Nisha Rathode

Asifa Quraishi

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Name  Asifa Quraishi

Education  Harvard Law School
Asifa Quraishi httpslawwiscedumzdxyjquraishiprofileresi
Awards  Guggenheim Fellowship for Social Sciences, US & Canada

Ny law school symposium sharia in america asifa quraishi day 2

Dr. Asifa Quraishi (aka Asifa Quraishi-Landes) is a Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she teaches courses in Islamic law and U.S. constitutional law. She holds a doctorate from Harvard Law School and other degrees from Columbia Law School and the University of California. She has served as law clerk in United States federal courts. Her recent publications address issues of Islamic constitutionalism, in the context of separation of legal authority as well as methodologies of textual interpretation.


Asifa Quraishi Theorizing Islamic Constitutionalism Dr Asifa Quraishi Spring

Quraishi is a founding board member of the National Association of Muslim Lawyers (NAML), its sister organisation Muslim Advocates, based in San Francisco, and American Muslims Intent on Learning and Activism (AMILA). She is also an associate of the Muslim Women’s League, and has served as President and board member of Muslim Women’s League.

Theorizing islamic constitutionalism dr asifa quraishi spring 2016 bayan conference

Selected publications

  • "No Altars: An Introduction to Islamic Family Law" in Women’s Rights and Islamic Family Law: Perspective on Reform ed. Lynn Welchman and Abdullahi an-Naim. (Zed Books, 1996).
  • "Her Honor: An Islamic Critique of the Rape Laws of Pakistan from a Woman-Sensitive Perspective," 18 Mich. J. Int’l L. 287 (1997).
  • References

    Asifa Quraishi Wikipedia

    Similar Topics
    Pistol Harvest
    Jochen Pietzsch
    Mira Craig